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Eunice wins chicken coop-making contest

By EMN Updated: Dec 04, 2022 9:46 pm
A participant weaving chicken coop during a competition held at Kisama on Sunday.

Dimapur, Dec. 4 (EMN): To revive the art of making handicrafts, the department of Tribal Affairs organised a chicken coop making competition at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama, on December 4. The event was sponsored by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, government of India, stated a DIPR report.

It stated that 18 participants took part in the competition which witnessed weaving chicken coops with bamboo material.

“Nagas are good at making handicrafts but the knowledge and art are disappearing, especially among the younger generation. To revive the art, the organisers conducted the competition for the first time,” the report stated.

Eunice Keppen, the lone female participant in the competition, won the first prize with a cash award of INR 15, 000, while Kivihu Kinny bagged the second position and won cash award of INR 10, 000 and the third prize with a cash prize of INR 5000 was awarded to Mangkhohen.

In the best chicken coop design category, Jill was adjudged as the winner.

By EMN Updated: Dec 04, 2022 9:46:11 pm