DIMAPUR, MARCH 4: Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today formally inaugurated Shamator as a district of Nagaland.
In his address, Rio said the creation of Shamator district faced some complications but expressed appreciation to the leaders for coming together and working out the differences. He urged the gathering to put behind past misunderstandings and to reconcile and coexist peacefully.
The Chief Minister also suggested that Shamator district be called the “brotherhood district”.
Rio said to move forward, top priority should be given to better road connectivity. He spoke on the road projects taking place in the district under PMGSY and the 2-laning of NH-202.
Rio informed that a proposal called Trans-National Highway, connecting Showuba, Dimapur to Pangsha, Noklak via Chessore and Shamator, has been forwarded to the Central Government.
The CM also called upon the people to do away with land disputes ~ instead provide land to the Government for development purposes.
Host and Advisor, IPR and Village Guards, S KeoshuYimkhiung urged the people to coexist peacefully with everyone for mutual benefit. He added that society will move forward when peace exists.
DC, Tuensang, Kumar Ramnikant assured the support and cooperation of the people of Tuensang, adding that it will be like a parent to Shamator district. DC, Shamator, Thsüvisie Phoji presented a brief profile of Shamator district. Commissioner, Nagaland, Rovilatuo Mor shed light on the journey towards the creation of the district.
Speeches were also delivered by President CKS, Nungsanglemba; Züngküm, ex-Minister and Minister Agriculture & co-operation, G Kaito Aye.
President, Yimkhiung Tribal Council, Throngsa Yimkhiung delivered the welcome address while a vote of thanks was proposed by General Secretary, Tikhir Tribal Council, W Tothong Philip.
The Chief Minister also laid the foundation stone of the DC complex and Village Guards Training Centre, Shamator.
(Page News Service)