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SCC foundation stone inaugurated at Vihokhu village

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 1/27/2020 12:19:23 PM IST

The 24th general session of Western Sumi Kukami Hoho (WSKH) and foundation stone unveiling of Sumi Cultural Centre (SCC) was held at Sumi Cultural Centre, Vihokhu village on January 27. 

A press release from WSKH stated that, Tokheho Yepthomi, MP, Lok Sabha graced the occasion as special guest and unveiled the stone in presence of K. T. Sukhalu, advisor, department of School Education, Nagaland. 

Speaking on the occasion, Tokheho Yepthomi said society was lagging behind in everything when the world was changing and making progress at a rapid pace, whereby he made a clarion call to the GBs to give more dedication towards the progress of the society. He added that, GBs were leaders and rulers of the mass and therefore it was imperative for them to lead people with positive attitude as common people will imitate them. 

Nagas should not be lazy and arrogant but put collective effort to make use of the resources and abilities which Nagas have in plenty, Tokheho said. 

He said it was important for the GBs to collectively endeavour for having a closely knitted society and imbibe proper functioning system and be able to voice out what is right and what is wrong.  

Pointing out promotion of language as most vital to keep one’s rich culture alive, Tokheho encouraged proper usage of native language in respective functions and programmes such as student conference, marriages, Hoho conference etc. 

Rev. Dr. Phughoto Aye, executive secretary, WSBAK dedicated the foundation stone with a prayer. Sumi Hoho vice president, Vihoshe Yepthomi and Western Sumi Hoho president, Dr. Kakheto Zhimomi exhorted the gathering and called upon the people for retrospection and not to ever forget the forefathers who made great sacrifices to make life better for the present generation. 

Others who spoke on the occasion included Khesheli Chishi, district and session judge, Zunheboto, Vihuto Yepthomi, president Western Sumi Kukami Hoho, Shikuto Zalipu, general secretary, Nagaland GBs Federation and Isawoto Zhimomi, former president, Western Sumi Kukami Hoho. 

Function was chaired by Mughavi Awomi, vice president, WSKH and recorded by Kuhovi Zhimomi, general secretary, WSKH while Kakuho Yeptho, cultural secretary, WSKH proposed vote of thanks. 

Meanwhile, with a consensus decision of all concerned the existing team of office bearers of Western Sumi Kukami Hoho led by its president Vihuto Yepthomi and vice president, Mughavi Awomi and general secretary, Kuhovi Zhimomi were re-elected for the next tenure. 


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