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Governor pays tribute at Naga war cemetery

By EMN Updated: Aug 15, 2014 12:37 am

Kohima, August 14

P.B. Acharya as the new Governor of Nagaland, paid tribute to the IInd World War heroes, at the Commonwealth war cemetery, Kohima today.
The Governor laid a wreath in honour to the brave soldiers of the British Regiments and Indian Units, who laid down their lives at the battle of Kohima and who for our today and gave their yesterday.
The Governor remarked that, “The sacrifice for the country is the greatest thing that one can aspire to give to the country.” He expressed that the battle of Kohima had indeed decided the course of history for the world as well as for India. And said that the ‘War Cemetery’ should ever be the example of sacrifice to all and should be a place of inspirations for selfless sacrifice in our service to the country.
Naga Council, Naga Women Hoho call on Guv
The Naga Council along with Naga Women Hoho Dimapur upon invitation visited the Governor PB Acharya on August 12 at Chumukedima. The Naga Council team appreciated the governor for interacting with Naga civil society, business organisations and the different communities of Dimapur and lauded his initiative to interact with the citizens of the state.
The team while welcoming and congratulating the new Governor highlighted the various problems being faced by the citizens of Dimapur namely poor quality of roads, erratic power supply and sanitation. The NCD team also raised the issue of district civil hospital where poor medical facilities are hampering quality health care. The team urged that the district civil hospital should be improved and turned into the premier hospital of the state.
The Governor was also requested to look into the demand for setting up of engineering and medical colleges in the state. On his part, the Governor also suggested that apart from politics and developmental activities, society should stress on younger generation and their education too. He also opined that promotion of one’s culture should be stressed.
The NWHD highlighted the Governor on 33 percent women reservation in civic body now pending before the Supreme Court. The Governor expressed that, despite the court case, arrangements should be made to look after the needs of the city. He also assured to talk with the government on this issue, stated a release issued by Naga Council President T. Bangerloba Ao and Treasurer Dietho Rhakho.

By EMN Updated: Aug 15, 2014 12:37:23 am