Sazolie College of Teacher Education observes cultural day

Sazolie College of Teacher Education observed 10th cultural day on October 12.

Sazolie College of Teacher Education observed 10th cultural day on October 12.

Kohima, October 12 (MExN): Sazolie College of Teacher Education today observed 10th cultural day under the theme ‘Our Culture, Our Identity’, with Dr Gopal Chetri, Principal, Sazolie College as the chief guest.

Dr Chetri in his address stressed on the importance of remembering one’s past while moving towards the future. He expressed the richness and diversity of Naga culture which according to him forms the core of an individual’s identity. Speaking to the students, he stated that identity is an inheritance which the young minds receive and therefore, concluded that the youth of today should play an active role in preserving culture as it is the source of identity.

Earlier, delivering the welcome address, Lemmila Khamrang, Asst Professor SZCTE quoted Marcus Garvey and stated, “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. Thus, reflecting the importance of holding on to one’s own culture.”

The event chaired by Boya Konyak, consisted of various performances in the form of song, dance, ethnic show, a skit and a very special musical piece by Fr C Joseph, Counsellor of St Joseph College Jakhama, which brought life into the program.

Kevineizo Nakhro of B.Ed. 3rd semester and Mheche Wetsah of B.Ed. 3rd semester won the first and second position for the Men’s category in snail eating competition while Tonika P Chishi of B.Ed. 3rd semester secured the first position in the women’s category. Vote of thanks was proposed by Kivikali N. Achumi.