2nd Dec 2021 11:12:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Kisama, Dec 2 (PTI): The second day of the Morning Session of the Hornbill Festival in the Naga Heritage Village at Kisama, 12 Kms west of Kohima as the Guest of Honour was Laisam Simai, Arunachal Pradesh MLA & Adviser of Tourism and Special Guest was Anshul Gupta, General Manager of North Frontier Railway was honoured with Naga cultural programme.
Speaking at the gathering of the Hornbill Festival Laisam Simai greeted Nagaland people on behalf of Arunachal people and said Northeast states has lots of potentials as every state has its own unique identity and is been blessed in every field. NFR General Manager Gupta said Kohima and other districts have progressed very fast not only in the infrastructure but culture and music.
He said the Railways is working to bring trade to Kohima and hoped that trains will reach Kohima in the next few years helping the tourists to reach this destination from different parts of the country. Railways would also work to provide world-class medical and cultural facilities etc. which will be operated by the people of the State. Railway route from Dimapur to Kohima consists of 7 to 8 Stations where the station template will be vibrant with the Culture and Heritage of each of the tribe that carries. He requested the State Government that the architecture and design aspects should be of particular tribes of the Nagaland. Speaking as the Hosts of the morning session Nagaland Minister of Housing and Mechanical Tongpang Ozukum and State Adviser of Information and Technology, Science and Technology, New and Renewable Energy Mmhonlumo Kikon and was followed by the cultural folk dances, songs and indigenous games by Angami Cultural Troupe, Ao Cultural Troupe, Chakhesang Cultural Troupe, Chang Cultural Troupe, Garo Cultural Troupe, Khiamniungan Cultural Troupe, Konyak

Cultural Troupe, Lotha Cultural Troupe and Phom Culture Troupe. In the Evening Session, S H Shyam Kumar, Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax NER, Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue was the Guest of Honour. He said he had personally learned a lot about the unique culture and traditions of the state and encouraged the people from the other states of India to come and enjoy the Serene beauty, hospitality, and all the great things the
State of Nagaland has to offer. In this evening the Hosts for the programme were Temjen Imna Along, Nagaland Minister for Tribal Affairs and Higher Education and Pukhayi, Nagaland Adviser for Food and Civil Supplies, Legal Metrology and Consumer Protection and Taxes. Cultural dances and songs were performed by the Pochury, Kachari, Rengma, Sangtam, Sumi, Yimkhiung, Kuki and Zeliang Tribes Cultural troupe.

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