Minister Neiba Kronu trying an indigenous game on the second day of Yemshe Mini Hornbill held at Meluri on October 5. (DIPR Photo)
Meluri, October 5 (MExN): Minister Planning & Co-ordination and Land Revenue Neiba Kronu graced the second day of Yemshe Mini Hornbill at Meluri on October 5.
The special guest said that festivals are the time where we give thanks to the almighty and also invoke God’s blessings. While greeting the people of Pochury, he expressed happiness to know that friends from the neighboring tribes, namely, Chakhesang and the Sangtam tribes were present at the Yemshe festival, which enhances cordial relationship. He said that the land of the Pochury is blessed with natural resources, flora & fauna and enough resources of water. He suggested that power should be generated at River Tizu as Nagaland government is falling short of power, thereby importing power from other states have incurred loss to the government of Nagaland, approximately spending more than hundred crores annually. He also announced that inland water ways from Tizu to Chinwing River has been approved by the government of India.
The days highlight included traditional games, folk dances and folk tunes from all the areas under Pochury. Archery and pole climbing competition were the special attractions of the day. The day concluded with karaoke competition which was participated by around twenty groups and individuals. D. C Phek, Orenthung Lotha was the special guest on the occasion.