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National Education Day observed in Kohima

Sunday, 12 November 2017 13:16
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Dimapur, November 11: Joining along with the rest of the nation, the Nagaland Education Association (NEA) observed National Education Day at Modern College Kohima with Vipralhou Kesiezie, member Nagaland Public Service Commission and retired Director SCERT as the chief guest.

The chief guest said the present Naga society is filled with greed for which education need to transform the society. He said today the greatest question in Naga society is how to get rich or get wealth. 

He asserted that jobs, business, services etc is available only for the privileged people but not for the common people. People in power are getting more and more whereas the poor people in the society have been totally forgotten and deprived of even their minimum due shares, he said.

He said it is time for everyone to honestly reassess and plan for a change in order to bring sustainable kind of education for survival of Naga society.

Visiezolie Yashu, publicity and information secretary NEA, delivering the keynote address said the Nagaland Education Association is observing the national education day for the second time in the state as a mark of respect and to commemorate the birth anniversary of freedom fighter and independent India's first Education Minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

Yashu asserted that the association will pressurise the state government to formulate a concrete education policy to provide quality and better education.

The function was chaired by Dr. Zavise, president NEA, and welcome address was delivered by principal Modern College Kohima H P Singh. 

(Page News Service) 

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