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Rio inaugurates Zunheboto multi-purpose hall

Nagaland News

Dimapur, November 5: Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio inaugurated a multi-purpose hall at Zunheboto on November 4, stated a DIPR report on Saturday.
While addressing the gathering at the inauguration programme, Rio said that Zunheboto is known as the land of warriors. But with “civilisation and Christianity”, head hunting is practiced no more, he said and urged the people of Zunheboto to be warriors of peace.
The Chief Minister said that Nagas should do away with “individualism, villageism, and tribalism and be patriotic and come together as Nagaism”.
Rio said that though election is approaching they have decided not to go for campaigning but first work for Naga political issue.
He stated that the Indian Government has accepted the uniqueness of Nagas and that even during British rule, Naga traditions were left untouched.
Advisor to School Education KT Sukhalu informed that Rs 2 crore was initially allotted out of which Rs 60 lakh was used for land and Rs 60 lakh more was allotted. He added that due to funding deficit, he approached the CM for another Rs 1 crore which was allotted and could be materialised at the stipulated time.
He mentioned that the purchase land for cemetery was also allowed and asked the CM to hand over the cheque to President Sumi Hoho. He appealed to the citizens of Zunheboto to set up a committee to plan the burial orderly, calling upon the churches to cooperate.
He further urged the CM if special attention could be given to the circuit house building if they get the chance to run the government.
Minister for Agriculture, G Kaito Aye informed that the central legislators today are together to address the Naga political issue and called upon the people of Zunheboto to see that they come together to address the same.
President of Sumi Hoho Nikheto Jimomi lauded the CM for his initiatives in Zunheboto district. He mentioned about Khelhoshe Polytechnic and urged the authorities to introduce degree courses there at the earliest time.
(Page News Service)