25th Apr 2017 10:04:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Moh-Mol festival celebration

 KHARSANG, Apr 25: Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein called for cultural exchange between the eastern and western parts of the state to bring cultural integration. He was attending the Moh-Mol festival celebration of Tangsa community at Kharsang in Changlang district today.

Citing the role of teachers as very crucial for bringing reformation in society, he called upon them to discharge their duties sincerely. He said that the state government is trying to bring in changes in the education system. ‘There is no shortage of teachers in the state as the state have 1:15 teacher student ratio against the standard norms of 1:40 but the problem lies in the concentration of teachers in the district headquarters and state capital,’ Mein said while dwelling on rationalization and the posting of teachers and requested the teaching fraternity to cooperate for the betterment of the state.           

He also called upon the students to develop a sense of competition and to refrain themselves from the drugs and bad habits.

He also called upon the people to take up cultivation of cash crops for development of sustainable agriculture and to give up poppy cultivation. He urged the Officers of agriculture and horticulture departments to gear up and to undertake follow up action after distribution of seeds and planting materials. He said that every year the government distributes lots of seeds and planting materials to the beneficiaries but the department needs to ensure that those planting materials are actually planted in the field and are taken care of by them.

Mein assured to provide fund for development of General Ground at Kharsang and also for construction of a motorable suspension bridge over Noa-Dihing river at Miao.

Kamlung Mossang, Minister for WRD, Food & Civil Supplies and Geology & Mining said that participation of all the people is important to keep the culture alive. He said that with the celebration of festival by few alone cannot keep our cultures and tradition alive. It is the responsibility of every individual and needs cooperation and participation from all the sections of society, he said.

He, however, said that we should not commercialize festivals but efforts must be on to keep our customs and traditions alive along with our dress and language and dialects.

Earlier, the Deputy Chief Minister inaugurated the new Circuit House at Kharsang.


Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
      She is a graduate in Science with post graduation in Sociology from University of Pune. She has been in the media industry for nearly a decade. Before turning to print business, she has been associated with radio and television.
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