Around 150 villagers came together during the laying of the ‘boundary stone’ at the Ngungreu River.
Peren, November 20 (MExN): The Beisumpui and Peren communities under the theme ‘Peaceful co-existence’ organised a get-together on November 15 and erected the ‘boundary stone’ to mark the historic day.
The stone was erected at Ngungreu River located between the present Old Chalkot village and Athibung village in the presence of S. Tainui, ADC, Peren as special guest. Around 150 members participated in the programme including the Kuki brothers.
Dr. Ndangkie Ndang, convenor of the organizing committee stated that the core objective of this event was to reinforce the cordial relation between the two communities.
Gumchu Hegui, President, Peren Council and the only surviving signatory of the Agreement between the two communities of 4th July 1979, stated that, this get-together programme is the fulfillment of the desire of all the signatories of 1979.
A press note received here stated that Beisumpui and Peren are immediate ancestral neighboring Villages in Peren District, Nagaland and they co-exist maintaining cordial relationship.
With a view to upkeep age-old relation and in order to avoid misunderstanding, the two villages under the chairmanship of Namgaheing Iheilung, Zeliang Tribal Council (ZTC) Chairman resolved on January 6, 1963 that Ngungreu River shall be the boundary between the two villages. Subsequently, on July 4, 1979 both the communities mutually signed the Boundary Agreement.