Dimapur, August 24: Dimapur Youth Fest 2018, organized by Ethnic Group of Nagaland (EGON) in collaboration with M/S MW Enterprise on the theme, ‘Youth Towards a Progressive Society’ got underway today at DDCS stadium, Dimapur. The fest was today officially inaugurated by president of Naga Hoho, Chuba Ozukum who was present during the inaugural programme as a special guest.
Speaking on the occasion, he said that though not everyone who would be participating in the different categories of events during the 2-days programme, it is coming together and participation that matters.
Touching diverse topics in his speech from digital media to menacing presence of corruption in the society, he said that it is time the youths should work hard for bringing peace and with peace everything else will fall together but to attain peace there is a need to eliminate corruption.
On the occasion, he also criticized the youths for spewing negativity on social media saying that the youths are not appreciative of anything and are always ready for criticism.
During the programme, the 17 contestants competing for the crown of Miss Dimapur 2018 this year put up a vibrant show. Besides, it also had the presence of Nagaland Motorcycle Club led by Chief Sanen Jamir.
The inaugural programme was chaired by Watila Rashmi, general secretary of EGoN and invocation prayer was delivered by Pastor Yanger Aier of John Mission Ministry, Dimapur.
The fest will culminate on August 25. (Page News Service)