Advisor inaugurates ‘Capi Krotho’ building
Kohima, Oct. 2 (EMN): Advisor of Technical Education and Election, Medo Yhokha, inaugurated the Capi Krotho Dzevi Ki (welfare building) at Kitsubozou colony in Kohima on Saturday.
‘Capi Krotho’ is an association of the retired Dobashis (DB) of the Angami community. The building would have a mini library consisting of customary laws as well as the traditional and cultural artefacts of the Angamis from the four regions – Northern, Southern, Western and Chakhro.
‘Capi Krotho’ officials informed that the customary laws of the Angami tribe as well as the traditional and customary practices from the four regions would be documented and preserved in the library.
Speaking on the occasion, Yhokha stressed on the need to preserve the rich culture and tradition practiced by the forefathers and pass on to the younger generation.
“Culture and tradition is one’s identity and we should never lose it,” he said and expressed hope that the efforts of ‘Capi Krotho’ in documenting the customary laws as well the traditional practices of the forefathers would be a boon for the future generation.
“This would also help not only the youngsters but also researchers and scholars in understanding the Angami tradition,” Yhokha added.
NPF MLA Keneizhakho Nakhro, in his brief address while lauding the efforts of the Capi Krotho, termed it as a positive effort towards preservation of the culture and tradition of the Angami people from the four regions. He also assured to extend support in their cause.
Visesie Pier delivered the presidential address, while Medongulie Rutsa chaired the programme. The invocation prayer was said by Kedolie Vithuo. Folk tunes were presented by Neisazhünuo Rutsa, while the treasurer of ‘Capi Krotho’ Keneizezo Yiese presented the building construction report and Khrunyü Rino delivered the vote of thanks.