Global warming a reality: Governor

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Dimapur, April 28: Nagaland Governor, PB Acharya Saturday reminded that global warming was a reality and a threat to the world and called upon students to work and advocate for betterment of the environment.
Acharya said education is one of the most important instruments for men and women and empowerment through education should lead us to work for the welfare and development of the society and to build an environment friendly Nagaland.
Speaking at the annual flower show of Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Kohima today, the Governor said that being from Mumbai it was a very rare sight for him to witness so many beautiful flowers and appreciated the flowers displayed at the flower show. He opined that the climatic condition in Nagaland was favourable for production of flower crops in protected environment and stated that the State can make use of the potential for flower and orchid trade.
The Governor also called on the students to give back to their school once they pass out and not to be self centred. “It should be your social responsibility to make sure that your school improves on all fields and you should play a role in strengthening the society,” he stated. He also emphasised on the importance of the preserving ones culture and traditions. He further stated that the mother tongue is ones identity and should not forget it.
Special songs were presented by Elizabeth of class12 Arts and classes 9 & 10 students. Rachel Menehonu spoke on the importance of the environment and the effects of climate change. Principal DBHHS, Rev Fr KC Vincent delivered the welcome address.
The Governor later handed away the prizes to the winners of the annual flower show.
(Page News Service)