Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Kohima Sumi community celebrates Tuluni

Nagaland News

Dimapur, July 9: Under the aegis of Kohima Sümi Hoho, the premier festival of Sumi Naga tribe was celebrated at Y Kikheto Sema’s official resident, New Ministers’ Hill, Kohima on July 8.
The primary objective of holding such jubilation event was to pass down the baton of valuing traditional values to the upcoming generation. The event was attended by 19 colony chairman and secretary.
President of Kohima Sumi, Kohima, Shiwoto Wotsa, chaired the event and shared about the need to inculcate the value of festival celebration to the upcoming generation.
Commissioner & Secretary, Y. Kikheto Sema, IAS Tuluni Host briefed the gathering about the significance of Tuluni festival and how it holds immense importance to every Sumi village and community.
He stressed that since Tuluni festival is primarily related to agricultural activities, he expressed deep concern over less engagement in agricultural activities in rural areas and urged the need to revive agricultural practices since it is deeply connected with Naga tradition.
Sema also urged the citizens of urban dwellers to rededicate their efforts in their proficient vocations. He further urged the Sumi community to foster unity among ourselves and be an agent of change among other tribe. As the Tuluni festival is all about hygiene, hard work, and fostering community unity, he expressed belief that such traits will be exhibited in the Sumi community in particular and Nagas in general.
In the event, Rev Dr. Kiyeto Sema, Pastor SABCK offered a special prayer for the Nagas and Sumi and Khekavi Yeptho, Pastor SBCK pronounced benediction.
(Page News Service)