EYUK celebrates 25th anniversary

EYUK celebrates 25th anniversary
Pangnyu Phom releasing the EYUK silver jubilee souvenir on November 12. (NP)
Correspondent KOHIMA, NOV 12 (NPN) | Publish Date: 11/12/2019 12:10:26 PM IST

S. Pangnyu Phom, minister of Health & Family Welfare said a new chapter and new era is going to start for Nagas, specially the youngsters and called upon the Nagas to understand and respect each other. 

Pangnyu said this while speaking as special guest during the silver jubilee of Eastern Yingnyu Union Kohima (EYUK) on November 12 at DUDA guest house, Kohima.

Pangnyu said Naga culture depicts unity in diversity with different tribes having their tradition and culture while every tribe is bound under their respective tribal hohos.

He said that though spread out in different areas and districts one should not forget their roots. 

Youngsters should follow suit the tradition and culture of togetherness which will earn respect and honour from other community, he said.

Also appreciating Phom people from Longleng district for maintaining unity and oneness as well as upholding the tradition and culture, he said youngsters should follow the tradition and culture of togetherness which will earn respect and honour from other community.

He said the coming together of seven villages, namely Sakshi, Yimchang, Anching, Yongphang, Yangching, Pongo and Hungnyu as EYUK is a big example for others to emulate.

Minister went on to state that jubilee should be a time of realization by looking back into the past achievement as well as failures and planning the future for overall uplift of the society, tribe and Naga community in general.

Expressing that with modernity and invasion of information technology the world has become a global village, whereby he encouraged young educated youths to contribute ideas and knowledge for the welfare of Nagas as a whole. 

He also released the jubilee souvenir on the occasion.

President Phom Union Kohima Y. P. Along, chairman of VCC and VDB Association Sakshi Area P. Bungnga and first treasurer L Bangshing also exhorted the Phom people living in Kohima to remain united and sincerely work towards the backwardness tag.

EYUK president T K Metchei delivered the welcome address while associate pastor of Kohima Phom Baptist Church H Paman Büchem offered prayers, special number by P. S. Anyak Phom and vote of thanks by chairman jubilee planning committee C. Danted Phom. 


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