Governor urges to embrace the spirit of camaraderie
DIMAPUR — Nagaland Governor, La. Ganesan, on Wednesday called upon everyone to embrace the spirit of camaraderie and appreciation for the cultural heritage of each state of the country.
The governor stated this while addressing the people of Uttar Pradesh (UP) residing in Nagaland on the occasion of their statehood day held at Raj Bhavan in Kohima. He greeted the people of UP and stated that the celebration holds immense importance as it serves to bridge the cultural gap between Nagaland and Uttar Pradesh and foster a spirit of unity and understanding among the people of the two states.
By celebrating the foundation day of Uttar Pradesh in Nagaland, the governor apprised the gathering that they are not only honouring the history and legacy of the state but also building connections and forming bonds that transcend geographical boundaries, stated an update from Raj Bhavan.
Ganesan also underlined that the programme was a testament to the values of tolerance, acceptance and unity that are essential for the progress and prosperity of the nation. He further congratulated all the participants and gave away certificates of appreciation to the cultural groups.
The commissioner and secretary of Soil and Water Consrvation and Agriculture, Sushil Kumar Patel, spoke on behalf of the state of UP and shared about the rich history and legacy of the people of UP and encouraged them to be model citizens and contribute towards nation building.
Jagdamba Mall, senior citizen from UP and resident of Nagaland, also spoke about the history of Nagaland.
The programme saw various cultural performances like Hindi poetry, cultural songs and patriotic dances that reflected the essence of Ek Bharath Shreshtha Bharath.
The programme was conducted by Secretariat Assistant, Kikasangla Aier, while the Joint Secretary to Governor, Mhomo Tungoe, delivered the welcome address and concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by senior accountant, Banuo Koza.