Nagaland participates in Deaf Conference
Dimapur, May 25: The 7th All India Conference of the Deaf (AICD) was held in Guwahati, Assam from May 18 to 21. The event was organized by the All India Federation of the Deaf (AIFD), New Delhi, and hosted by the Assam Association of the Deaf (AAD) at Madhavdeva International Auditorium, Guwahati.
The 7th AICD took place after a gap of 35 years, the last one was held in New Delhi in 1988. The four-day conference included a host of activities from presentations to discussions on various topics concerning deaf people’s rights to deaf cultural shows.
Eight hearing impaired participants from Nagaland participated in the mega event and took part in other various activities showcasing their talents and Nagaland’s rich and vibrant culture and tradition.
The team also brought home the following prizes:
Nuchet Longchar – 1st prize in Mime
Tekamendang Sangtam – 1st Runners up, Mr. Deaf Senior
KhetoliKiba, Rodeno Tungoe, Ozunglemla Ozkhum, Echungbemo Kikon, Tekamendang Sangtam, Nuchet Longchar – 2nd prize in Cultural Dance
(Page News Service)