Dimapur, June 24: The Muslim Council Dimapur (MCD) organised a felicitation programme for students at Christian Higher Secondary School auditorium, Dimapur with MLA and Advisor, Power, H. Tovihoto Ayemi as the special invitee including H.K Khulu, IAS (Retd), hosts of dignitaries, Students leaders and leaders representing many social and religious organisations attended the programme.
Tovihoto congratulated the MCD for organising the felicitation programme which inspires the students of the community to move ahead in their educational curriculum.
He reiterated his commitment to develop Dimapur which was applauded by the gatherings and urged the citizens to spread more awareness on educating children and to instill confidence in them. He said, “Encourage and motivate them”.
Exhorting the students on their marvellous success, Tovihoto said, “Success is not the destination, success is akin to the destination of a journey, a long and a short one. Success does not end here, it is the beginning of attaining more success” and added that students should be an example before the others.
Tovihoto said, “My doors are always open for any socially beneficial works”.
H K Khulu speaking as the guest speaker exhorted the students to not lose the human touch and to acquire knowledge, positivity and character building. Communal harmony should be the central theme of every community, he added.
Khulu said, “Stay connected with society, character building is a part of our education. Limit your time to the digital world. There is no substitute for the hard work”.
Delivering the welcome address, working President of the MCD, Ahidur Rahman extended his gratitude to all the dignitaries and members of MCD for their kind support in organising the function.
Ahidur deliberated at length on the foundation of MCD and the many ways the MCD is trying to contribute for the betterment of the society and for which they are organising the felicitation programme annually to boost up the morals of the students.
He said, “The impression of the achievement of MCD is such that in any of the community member residence if the MCD Felicitation certificate is displayed one can assume that the children are studying. Many parents are manual labourers, but they toil the hardest to educate their children”, and added that education is taking a prime role in the society and exhorted the students to prepare for UPSC and other allied services where the community is totally nil.
President of the MCD, Abdul Hannan Tapadar encouraged the students to work hard and excel in their academic pursuits. He said, “There are none amongst the Muslim who passed out the UPSC from Nagaland. No Muslims are there in the IAS and allied services”, and exhorted the students to diligently prepare for such exams.
Altogether 80 Muslim students who scored above 70% were felicitated. Wahidur Zaman, the 2nd rank holder in the state HSLC exam received the MCD, “Best student of the year award”. Suhana Begum who scored the first rank in the state HSSLC Commerce was awarded the A. Ahad Choudhury Memorial award. Both the awards carry a citation and a Laptop. Many student leaders, prominent citizens representing various organizations spoke on the occasion.
(Page News Service)