Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Six from Nagaland conferred with NE Unsung Heroes Red Carpet Award

Staff Reporter

Four persons from Nagaland who were recently nominated for the 4th Northeast Unsung Heroes Red Carpet Award-2021 were all accorded with the prestigious award in Mumbai, for their remarkable contribution towards the society.
The award ceremony was hosted and organised by Find Studioz & ICCAA (Indian Chamber of Commerce for Affirmative Action), at Bombay Stock Exchange on May 15.
Speaking over the phone, founder of Northeast Unsung Heroes Red Carpet Award, Rebecca Changkija Sema, informed that four individuals from the state received awards for several categories, while two others were accorded special awards.
The four awardees were John Khangnyu and NK Keny, both in the category of Social, while Lironthung Lotha and NK Naga in the category of Sports and Entertainment respectively.
In the Special Award Category, Onenienla Imsong, popularly known as Onen Nenty, was awarded the “Influencer of the year Award 2021”, in recognition of her outstanding contribution towards mission to redefine and breaking stereotypes and conveying message of women empowerment, while founder, LA Creations and Enterprises, D Ledia Awomi, was accorded amongst “Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2021”.
It was further informed that altogether, 32 Unsung Heroes and 14 Special Awards categories from 14 states of India were felicitated for their silent contribution for the society in the field of Sports, Entertainment, Entrepreneur, Social, Art & Culture, Education & Literature, Frontline Heroes, while Women-Empowerment, Frontline Heroes, friends of Northeast India, were the categories for Special Award.
Vice chairman, National Commission for Scheduled Cast. Government of India, Arun Halder and speaker, Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, Metbah Lyngdoh were the guest of honours for the award ceremony, while governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh, hosted dinner for the North East awardees at Raj Bhavan.
Changkija later informed that list of all awardees of Northeast Unsung Heroes Red Carpet Award since 2018 had been submitted to Prime Minister’s Office.

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