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Tokhu Emong celebration culminates

Nagaland News

Wokha, November 7: The 5-day celebration of Tokhü Emong festival culminated today at local ground Wokha with G. Kaito Aye, Minister for PWD, R&B as the special guest.
Speaking at the event, Kaito congratulated the Lotha community in celebrating the festival signifying the bountiful harvest season.
In his address, Kaito called upon all to come as one with more power for strengthening the interest of the Naga community. Nagas are the same people sharing common interest, he said and urged all to inherit and live together for the younger generation.
Highlighting various activities taken up by the State Government, he said that Nagaland foothill road will become a reality soon which will ease the problems of travelling. He also urged the community to support and give cooperation to the Government in executing work and remain patient in witnessing various development activities in the State.
He also acknowledged the representation submitted by the Lotha Hoho on proposed Wokha-Bokajan road construction connecting Dimapur which he said that Nagaland governor is taking keen interest to the earlier representation submitted by Lotha Hoho on his visit to the Wokha district.
The minister was accompanied by Dr. Chumben Murry, Advisor to the Chief Minister of Nagaland.
Earlier, Er. Mhondamo Ovung, chairman Lotha Hoho delivered the welcome speech, while Wopemo Tsopoe delivered Tokü Emong celebration history and its significance.
Later in the evening, the culmination of Tokhü Emong programme was graced by K. Furhesie, NCS, ADC Wokha and the curtain went down witnessing Lotha Naga musical night.
Humtso village: Humtso village, under Wokha district, celebrated Tokhü Emong festival on November 7 at the Humtso village football ground with Orenbomo Humtsoe, District Planning Officer, Wokha as the special guest.
In his address, the special guest emphasized that Humtso village holds a rich history and tradition, signifying its heritage as a village of warriors. He underscored the importance of determination and bravery within the community. He challenged the gathering to embrace this festival as an opportunity for fostering peace and unity among the villagers, urging them to set a positive example for others.
The programme was chaired by Yilobemo Humtsoe, and the welcome address was delivered by Rhanbemo Humtsoe, Chairman, Humtso Village Council.
Earlier, folk song and Tokhü song were presented by Eboe Okho and Renchumlo Humtsoe respectively. (Page News Service)