Dimapur, June 22: District Gaonburas Union Tuensang installed a new Log Drum on June 19 at its Customary Court Tuensang. DC Tuensang, Muhammad Ali Shihab, IAS was the chief guest of the function.
The log drum was donated by Yali Village, sponsored by N. Khoney, Hd. GB Tuensang. The GBs log drum has been named “Chongshen”.
Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest thanked the GBs Union Tuensang for their commendable effort and also stated that the log drum belongs to everyone in the district.
“Nagas need to retain its identity and protect its rich culture from influencing by other outside factors”, he cautioned. He also added that the log drum is an integral part of Naga society and exhorted the youngsters to follow the examples set by the elders today.
Log drum was pulled from BOC junction till GB’s Customary Court. After the program, there was a cultural extravaganza near the court gate.
(Page News Service)