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Patton inaugurates Notun Bosti Welcome Gate

Y Patton Nuton bosti

Dimapur, January 14: Dy. CM of Nagaland Y. Patton on Friday inaugurated the Welcome Gate of Notun Bosti, Dimapur, and at the same time assured to look into the need of the people to have a health sub-centre within the locality this year. He asked the council members on the occasion to approach the government with proper documentations through the local MLA Moatoshi Longkumer for this.
Speaking as the special guest, Patton stated that Notun Bosti is one of the oldest residential areas in Dimapur established in 1960s; and it being ideally located and well populated, the residents and the council have to shoulder responsibilities within and outside its jurisdiction.
Dwelling on the importance of unity among the residents and keeping the surroundings clean, the Dy. CM said that the gate will act as a thoroughfare and the significance of the gate should be exhibited in mannerism particularly by the residents.
Earlier, during the welcome address, chairman of Notun Bosti Council Dimapur Imkongnukshi Imchen mentioned that Notun Bosti has a population of 8100 people and it was established in the year 1964 by a group of people belonging to the tribes of Ao, Angami, Sumi, Lotha, and Zeliang. It has been divided into five khels according to the names of the founding tribes and it requires a health centre. He also mentioned that it took eight months for the construction of the gate to complete.
Kikhevi Yepthomi, GB and Convener of Welcome Gate Construction Committee in his short speech stated that the gate was built at an estimated cost exceeding Rs 10 lakh from individual contributions with the dual objectives of symbolizing the unity among different tribes as well as to create a source of revenue for the village’s upkeeping which would be fulfilled by the design of the gate that allows displaying advertisements.
The programme was also attended by Minister of Soil & Water Conservation Kashiho Sangtam, Advisor for Prisons, Printing & Stationery H. Haiying, Advisor for CAWD/NSDMA Kazheto Kinimi, and MLA Moatoshi Longkumer.
(Page News Service)