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Governor Acharya wishes Khiamniungans and Pochurys

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By EMN Updated: Oct 06, 2017 12:55 am
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Dimapur, Oct. 5 (EMN): Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya has extended greetings on the occasion of Toskum and Yemshe festivals falling on October 5 – respective premier festivals of the Khiamniungan and Pochury tribes.
“In a message addressed to both communities, the governor reminded them to also appreciate the farmers for their hard work who provide for us. He said that the central and state governments have welfare projects for farmers such as soil testing, Kisan credit card, National Food Security Mission etc to help in production and productivity. ‘It should be our responsibility that these welfare projects are made known to them and motivate them to avail the services for their benefit’ the governor stated”, read a statement from the Raj Bhavan on Thursday.
“The governor also opined that the festivals should provide opportunities for budding generations and other villagers to display their skills and physical strength. He added the festivals should be a source for building unity and called on all to come together and make the atmosphere conducive in towns and villages for peaceful co-existence and all round development in the state.
“He also encouraged the two tribes to safeguard and promote their rich culture and traditions through their festivals. ‘May the festivals of Toskum and Yemshe bring peace, unity and prosperity to the Khiamniungan and Pochury communities in particular and Nagas in general’”, he wished.

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By EMN Updated: Oct 06, 2017 12:55:30 am