Dimapur, January 10: The 3rd triennial session cum cultural fiesta of Tuensang Village Students’ Union (TVSU) on the theme “Transcending passivity of knowledge” was held at Sejung Ground, Tuensang village from January 7 to 9, wherein Yongchingkhumla, Joint Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, government of Nagaland, Er. Chingmak, Executive Engineer, department of water resources, Tuensang, Nagaland, Imlikumba, proprietor, Trinity Academy, Tuensang, Kushemyemjong, assistant professor, Fazl Ali College, Mokokchung spoke on the main theme and other topics.
Special guest in her speech instructed the student body to keep track of school activities in the village to make sure that students learn to read and write in English.
“Every successful person has hardwork, strength and dedication behind them,” she stated.
Encouraging them to promote quality education at the village level and then focus on the future generation she insisted that they must inculcate the knowledge they have gained in their lifestyle.
Special invitee, Er. Chingmak narrated his success story and the hard work he had to go through to achieve where he is today. He challenged the students to follow in his footsteps.
Seminars on topics such as sensitization of women and child rights and building a generation of local entrepreneurs were conducted by Chulongla, centre administrator, Sakhi-one stop centre, Tuensang and Dorothy Chang, president, TCCI respectively.
Dr. Pritpal Kaur, SDPO, Tuensang, Kaimang Chang, president, Tuensang Village Citizen’s Union and Nungsanglemba, president, Chang Khulei Setshang were also present and spoke on the occasion encouraging the young students to excel in their lives.
A well known band from the village Aohim Sem and a solo artist A. Sentisangla presented numerous songs in the event. Kangshou khel cultural troupe also presented an old folk dance by the name, “The Pangan”.
One of the distinct feature of this event was the use of bamboo plates, cups, utensils and non use of plastic promoting the plastic free environment.
On the evening session of the 2nd day, on the theme, “The principles of creative society” was held on which awards were presented on different categories such as, religion, education, administration, social service, entrepreneurship and music to different individuals and groups.
On the 3rd day essay writing and painting competitions were held for the students. The theme of the painting was “Chang couple in full traditional attire” meanwhile the topic for the eassy writing was divided according to their classes – for classes 8 to 10, “Should selling of tobacco be banned?” and “Social media and its impact.” For Classes 11 to 12, “Swachh Bharat Mission” and “Protection of children from sexual offence (PoCSO) Act, 2012. (Page News Service)