Dimapur, March 12: After remaining defunct for more than two years, Dimapur Naga Students’ Union on Tuesday was reinitiated with the initiative of Naga Student’s Federation. Sedevilie Angami has been elected as the President for the tenure 2019-2021.
The appointments of 11 office bearers of the union were made in the General Session that was held here at Hotel Saramati.
DC Dimapur Kevekha Kevin Zehol who was present during the programme said that with the general elections at hand, he is very happy at the development and the newly formed body can play a vital role in the conduction of a free and fair election and can contribute to the development of the society that is needed.
Describing the period it remained defunct as a loss, he said that in a time when every other state is progressing in leaps and bounds, Nagaland cannot sit back and relax and with there is a hope in the young student leaders who are the future of the state.
He also touched the subject of calling bandhs in the state to show resentment and said that there are other methods to register grievances than to bring things in a standstill and affect the economy people in general.
Naga Council Dimapur President, Bangerloba Jamir in his speech had said that DNSU used to be a part of the council and its presence has been greatly missed throughout and called the restoration of the union as a ‘red letter day for the state.’
Editor of Tir Yimyim, K. Temjen Jamir said that it is time to rethink how can the union contribute in bring the desired changes and prove the coming together of different constituents units as a symbol of Naga unity.
Providing the High Power Committee report, V. Phushika Aomi, Member Secretary HPC, NSF said that the absence of DNSU was not only effecting Dimapur but also Nagaland as Dimapur is an important part of the state and there were many hiccups faced during the process of restoring the union but now that it has been installed, there is a need for support of the different constituents to the new office bearers and committee.
He also mentioned that the committee was appointed with the task of reinitiating the union by NSF on May 15, 2018 and K. Temjen Jamir was made the convener.
The newly elected President Sedevilie Angami assured that the union would do its best to serve the student community and the state and will function and fulfill its objectives.
The newly elected office bearers for the tenure 2019-21 are: Sedevilie Angami (President), Sentimeren Pongener (Vice President), B. Mhajan Tsopoe (General Secretary), Mteisuiding (Asst, General Secy), Sedelo T. Vadeo (Secretary Finance ), Akuto Yeptho (Secretary, Social and Cultural), Kevibeinuo Keditsu (Secy, Women Affairs), Khamjailung Kamson (Secy, Games and sports), Tenyebilo Himb (Secy, Edn, & Statistic), Chuthuzhuni Chache (Secy, Debate and Symposium) and Nupato K. Chishi (Speaker U/A).
(Page News Service)