Dimapur, February 29: Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio Saturday maintained that Nagas are doing well in every field but lack consistency.
“Nagas are doing well in every field but we lack consistency,” he said whole launching the ‘Coffee Table Book’ by Onen Nenty in association with Rattle & Hum Music Society at the Residential Office of the Chief Minister on Saturday.
The book is written by Rita Krocha and narrated by Onen Nenty from her experiences during her solo bike tour through the 11 districts of Nagaland.
Rio said it is up to an individual what to do and what not to do in life but at the end of the day, one has to give heart and soul on the decision he or she has taken. He expressed appreciation over the bold decision by choosing ‘Safety for women’as the slogan thereby not only promoting herself but also promoting women safety wherever she goes.
Rio wished her the best for her upcoming tour and urged her to promote Nagas unique culture and tradition to the outside world through which tourism in Nagaland could benefit. He reminded her that she would be a Brand Ambassador of the State on her tour and urged her to make the State proud. He assured her that the Government will support her in all possible ways.
Speaking on the occasion, Advisor to CM, Abu Metha said her solo tour was a step towards bringing women empowerment and that it exemplified the new energy of Naga youth.
Onen Nenty expressed her desire to have an impact on the society through her passion of biking. She encouraged women to come out of their comfort zone and think beyond the kitchen. She said her passion to ride was indeed a passion with a mission.
Onen Nenty is the first Naga lady to go on a solo bike tour throughout Nagaland. She has been selected for an All India Solo Bike Tour which will be flagged off from Delhi on March 8 by Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development, Smriti Irani. (Page News Service)