Dimapur, November 1: Kuki Nute Kiloikhom (Kuki Mothers’ Association), Nagaland celebrated 12th anniversary cum Chavang Kut (Post Harvest Festival of the Kukis) at Ahthibung town on the theme “Building together mother’s essence” on November 1, with Advisor for Water Resources, Namri Nchang as the special guest, Naga Mothers’ Association president, Abei-? Meru as the guest of honour and SDO(C) Ahthibung, Ruopfukuotuo Noudi, NCS as the chief host. The special guest unveiled the commemoration stone at Pu Lengjang Kuki Memorial Park which was dedicated by Pastor KBA, Rev. H Minlen Singson.
Namri Nchang extended his gratitude to the KNK (N) as they celebrate 12 years of togetherness and conveyed Chavang Kut greetings to the gathering. In his speech, he spoke on the important roles and responsibilities of women and said that equal treatment should be given to every woman in the society.
Namri Nchang pointed out that language is one’s identity and losing one’s mother tongue means losing one’s identity, and appealed to preserve and uphold their own dialect and culture which is their identity.
In the programme souvenir was released by Nagaland Women Commission former chairperson, N. Sano Vamuzo. Other highlights of the day included special number by representatives from Medziphema town, Chumoukedima town and Ahthibung town while cultural dances were displayed by cultural troupes from Ahthibung, Bongkolong, Inbung and Songlhuh village.
(Page News Service)