Kohima, November 1 : The Chakhesang Mothers’ Association (CMA) held its 12th general conference on October 29 at Baptist Theological College square, T.Chikri, Pfutsero under the theme “Celebrating the elegance of womanhood.”
The conference was graced by Vahine Thisa, Director, Treasuries & Accounts, Nagaland and Avelu Ruho, Joint Secretary, School Education, Government of Nagaland, as the inaugural guest and cultural guest respectively.
Speaking on the occasion, Thisa said that an elegant woman is someone who possesses good character and lives a refined life.
She is someone who can break through the huddles of life and shoulder her responsibilities with confidence, Thisa said and stressed on the qualities of love and patience which leads to women being peace makers in the families and society.
Ruho said that women have extraordinary strength and resilience which is God’s design.
She said that good parenting is of utmost importance to have better children and better society.
Appealing women to develop positive attitude, she said women can be a change maker as mother and a women leader.
Chakhesang Public Organization (CPO) president Vezuhu Keyho also shared greetings.
CMA president Zhonelu Tunyi informed that CMA had taken the lead during the worst situation of Covid- 19 pandemic by touring all the Chakhesang areas to oversee the quarantine centers for a common cause for survival and humanity and had managed the Common Quarantine Centre at Pfuseto Town for 47 days.
Thanking each and every individual for extending their support towards CMA activities during the tenure 2018-2022, she also said “As we look forward to see the CMA as a refine women’s association, I earnestly seek for the same constant support even in future.”
CMA general secretary Kezevinuo Krome highlighted activities of CMA from 2018- 2022.
CMA has undertaken statistical data of women from 2019- 2022 and CMA profile. It has accomplished CMA building project. Conducted basket making training for school drop-out girls and young mothers and also indigenous cooking competition, documentation and declaration of Chakhesang dish.
CMA has also passed resolution to adopt ‘Perrilla, Küna, Keni,Tsü, Sesame, Chütsü, Potsüh, Utsü Rosselle, Ghakhro, Kekhro, Threvu as official ingredients of Chakhesang dish.
The conference also witnessed folk song competition.
Meanwhile, Zhonelu Tunyi and Kezevinuo Krome have been re-elected as president and general secretary respectively for the tenure 2022- 2025.
Other office bearers include; vice president- Neichulou Tsüzuh and Shoselu Khusoh, Joint Secretary- Akululu Dozo, Treasurer- Kuvetalu Nusory and Publicity & Information secretary -Vezovolu Vero.
(Page News Service)