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Independent Church takes choral competition

By Our Correspondent Updated: Nov 06, 2017 12:36 am
The Poumai Baptist Church Delhi team which won 1st runner title during 6th North East India Choral Competition in Delhi posing for a group photo session on Saturday
Choir members representing Poumai Baptist Church at Delhi team won the first runner-up title during the 6th Northeast India Choral Competition in Delhi. (EM Images)

Imphal, Nov. 5: The Independent Church of India was adjudged the winner of the 6th Northeast India Choral Competition that was held under the aegis of the Tangkhul Christian Charitable Trust at Delhi at the Thyagaraj Stadium in the capital on Saturday, reports reaching here said. A cash award of Rs. three lakh was also given to the winner.
The 1st Runner-up title and 2nd Runner-up titles went to Poumai Baptist Church at Delhi and Tangkhul Church, also in Delhi. Nine choir groups from different parts of Northeastern states competed for the coveted title.
Manipur’s social welfare and Cooperation Minister Nemcha Kipgen gave away the prizes to the winners of the Competition.
Addressing the gatherings as Chief Guest Minister Nemcha Kipgen said Women plays a pivotal role in all spheres of life,be it at home, participation at religious activities or in professional life.
“The role of women in the establishment of a strong and stable society is very vital and the contribution of women is often that of the role played by the corner-stone in the foundation of the house,” she added.
Lauding all the participants especially women participants who participated in this competition as she felt without women, the Church and the home will be half empty. The women singers have stood on equal footing on this competition which makes us extremely proud of them, she said.
Highlighting the theme of the competition “togetherness,” the Social Welfare minister urged all the people to come together as one despite the fact that different languages are spoken or hail from different tribes, communities and from different states.
She expressed optimism that such competition will not just brings together huge number of talented participants and delegates from various churches to showcase their talents but will truly exhibit oneness among diverse ethnic groups and will enrich the participants as well as the audience spiritually.

By Our Correspondent Updated: Nov 06, 2017 12:36:38 am
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