Dimapur, November 6: Deputy Chief Minister of Nagaland Y Patton has extended warm greetings to the Lotha community on the occasion of Tokhu Emong, the post-harvest festival.
Y Patton said Lotha community traditionally celebrate their premier Tokhu Emong featival every year during the first week of November, which is popularly known as thanks post-harvest and Thanksgiving festival. He also added that the Lotha community is one of the major and pre-dominant Naga tribes renowned for their colourful dances and folk songs and as the community celebrates this premium festival.
Y Patton further wished the community peace, success and a bright future and added that, “as we celebrate this festival with songs, dances, feast, fun and merry-making, let us continue to preserve and protect our rich heritage and traditions.”
Patton further appealed to the community to strictly fallow the government SOP in order to avoid Covid 19 Virus as they celebrate their festival.
Patton wished the Lotha community a happy and blessed Tokhu Emong in the best of health and spirit.
NSCN (R) :
The NSCN/GPRN (Reformation) has extended Tokhu Emong greetings to the Lotha Nagas.
Just as this festival depicts and reflects on promoting peace and brotherhood, the NSCN (R) said it is optimistic that through the festivity, the Lotha community will continue to be the frontrunners and torch bearers to usher new era of oneness, love and solidarity. (Page News Service)