Signal Angami Village commemorates Foundation day

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Dimapur, February 17: Signal Angami Village under Dimapur district commemorated its 80th Foundation Day today at the village panchayal hall with Dr.Kechongol Sophie, Chief Medical Officer, Mon as main speaker on the topic Towards Unity & Progress.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Sophie enlightened the gathering that the progress means bringing people to the desired place and in the process people might take wrong direction, however he who withdraws from going wrong direction and resume to take right course, he is the most progressive person.
He also encouraged people to contribute ideas and materials towards the needs of the village by taking a good example of Changlangshu villagers under Mon district who made their health center as a best PHC in Mon district by their voluntary contribution with a little help from the state government and a NGO.
He also emphasized the need to develop Children Park and marketing sheds in the villages in Nagaland.
In narrating the difficult times during the establishment of new village due to unfavorable climatic and political situation, village chairman, Keneichosul Sophie paid highest honor to the founding members of the village.
He said that the during the pre Indian Independence period under British impire, a British Signal Company was stationed here in the village, this is how the name of the place borne as Signal. Later it was rechristened as Signal Mikhir and thereafter Signal Angami on February 17, 1968.
Amongst the prominent citizens in the village, Nyemli Phom, Ex. MLA and Limameren, Retired Director, Soil & Water Conservation, Govt. of Nagaland exhorted the gathering and Signal Angami Women presented a special number. The program was conducted by N T Thamlong Phom, G.B and the Village council member Er. Sashi Longkumer said welcome address and K Bao Tetso, VDB Secretary pronounced of vote of thanks.
(Page News Service)