11th Dec 2019 11:12:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

MECHUKA, Dec 11: Peaceful co-existence is the basis of every civilized society, stated Pasang D Sona, Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly, while addressing the members of Tagin community of Shi-Yomi during their second Tagin Cultural Society (TCS) conference as chief guest at Mechuka on Friday. 
“Civilization comes with one’s behaviour and not with what he owns,” said Sona while calling upon the members of Tagin community to always maintain communal harmony and brotherhood with other communities residing in the district. 
He suggested that personal issues should not be portrayed as communal one for it can disrupt the peaceful co-existence. In this regard, the Speaker requested the TCS to create awareness among the members to strengthen the aged old relationships.
Acknowledging the Tagin community for their peaceful co-existence with other communities and contributions in the area for ages, Sona, who is also the local MLA, suggested them to involve in economic activities through tourism or other related fields for income generations. 
Citing examples of various homestays and lodges coming up in the district particularly in Mechuka, the Speaker suggested them to take up such initiatives for self-sustenance. 
Lauding the apex TCS for conducting such conference in the district which he termed is a ‘way forward’ for good beginning, Sona further requested the CBOs of district to work towards social reforms.  Guest of honour Mito Dirchi, DC Shi-Yomi, said that this kind of conference helps in creating awareness among the people. He suggested the TCS to work for the uplifttment of the society while creating awareness on social menace. 

Tourism Minister Nakap Nalo exhorted the members of Tagin community of Shi-Yomi to contribute in the developmental activities of district. “Being the citizen of district it is your sole responsibility to help in making the district a vibrant one,” he asserted. 
Highlighting on the TCS conference, Nalo, however, informed that the main objective of the conference was to foster peaceful co-existence and strengthen the aged old relationships of Tagin community with other communities.  “Motto of this conference is nothing but to foster peaceful co-existence and social reforms,” Nalo said.
TCS president Tabu Paktung and general secretary Lardik Kare also echoed Nalo and reiterated that the main objective of holding the conference at Mechuka was to strengthen the relationships among other communities.
Duo also urged upon the members of Tagin community to shoulder the responsibilities to make the district more developed in coming days.  
Further, they appealed the state government through the Speaker, Tourism Minister and MLAs for early construction of Tato to Taliha road, Mebigeku (Dumporijo) to Dulungmukh and Siyum to Mechuka road which are strategically and economically important.  
Norbu Naksang, president NCDS and Aling Pinggam, protocol officer ABK also spoke on the occasion and shared their ideas and views. They also advocated for peaceful coexistence of all the communities residing in the district. 
Earlier, TCS Shi-Yomi district unit general secretary Penjor Rai and president Takar Kotin Mosu highlighted on the Tagin community residing in the district. They spoke at length on the genealogy of many of the clans.
Amongst others present on the occasion were Taliha MLA Nyato Rigia, Daporijo MLA Taniya Soki, Dumporijo MLA Rode Bui.  Speaker Media cell


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