Dimapur, August 30: The Zeliangrong Students’ Union Delhi (ZSUD) and Zeliangrong Welfare Association, Delhi (ZWAD) organized and observed via zoom “The 89th Martyrdom Anniversary of Haipou Jadonang “, on the theme, “The Vision of Haipou Jadonang and its relevance in the contemporary Zeliangrong society”.
The meeting started with an opening remark by Isaac Charenamai, General Secretary of Naga Students’ Union, Delhi who was also the anchor of the meeting. As a mark of paying homage to the martyr Haipou Jadonang, the lamp (candle) was lit by Benjamine Pamei, President, ZWAD followed by mass singing of Zeliangrong Anthem led by the executives of ZSUD & ZWAD.
Som Kamei, Postmaster General, Assam Postal Circle, Dibrugarh, who is also the son of Professor Gangmumei Kamei, the writer of the book “Jadonang-The Mystic Naga Rebel” delivered a thematic talk. He spoke at length on the philosophy and nature of the socio-religious-cultural and political movement of Haipou Jadonang.
Speaking from Dibrugarh, Assam, Kamei also encouraged the Luangdimai/Zeliangrong people to emulate the simple method of Haipou Jadonang based on truth and integrity.
The participants were also advised to look for innovative and relevant ideas that will be in sync with the times to seek upliftment of the Zeliangrong people to accelerate the process of realization of Makaam Gwangdih (Makaam Kingdom) in our land.
“Zeliangrong Ringtelou”, a slogan popularized since the days of Zeliangrong People’s Convention in the early 80s which led the Mass Movement for Zeliangrong Homeland was composed into a beautiful song by K.C Namgui some years ago. This song was presented live from Pune during the program by the composer himself.
Dr Achingliu Kamei, Assistant Professor, Delhi University delivered a thought provoking speech based on the topic of the program. (Page News Service)