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Lakhuti village felicitates Richard Yanthan

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 17, 2020 11:06 pm
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Richard Yanthan along with Mhathung Yanthan, Lidemo Yanthan, and Mhonthung Yanthan during the felicitation programme at Lakhuti village on September 17.

Our Correspondent
Wokha, Sep. 17 (EMN):
Honouring the achievement of Richard Yanthan, who recently cracked the prestigious UPSC exams by securing AIR 133, a felicitation programme was held at his native Lakhuti village in Wokha district on September 17.

Sharing his experience to students, Yanthan said that he was also a “common” student, who attended many programmes during his school days; looked up to those officers and dreamed of becoming like them one day. He said he has achieved his dream today through hard work and with blessings from God.

Describing Lakhuti as a blessed village having the potential and talent, he said one needs to seek God’s blessings and work hard in order to produce more bureaucrats, administrators and bring laurels to the village.

According to him, remembering God at all times and hard work are the two pre-requisites to achieve success.

To achieve success, he said one needs the right guidance and proper study materials. He mentioned that coaching institutes have also become a business as they charge huge amount and many parents are not able to afford. He reminded that achievement comes only with determination and dedication, adding that one needs to stay focused.

He also suggested the aspirants to refer a website called cse.wiki.org to get all top essays and study materials which are readily available and written by many young toppers free of cost.

To the village elders and village council, he appreciated their works and guidance and prayers, which helped produce many young talents till date. He urged them to continue guiding the youths and keep marching in unity with love and to remember God always.

He further called upon the village members to follow government proper guidelines and safety measures to protect themselves from Covid-19.

Short speeches were also delivered by Lidemo Yanthan, president of Lakhuti Village Students’ Union; L Jamithung Lotha, joint secretary to the government of Nagaland; family members of Richard Yanthan and maternal uncle Robert Longchari.

Also speaking on the occasion, Mhathung Yanthan, adviser of Horticulture and Border Affairs, expressed joy on the achievement of Richard Yanthan and for bringing laurel to Lakhuti village.

He called upon the people of Lakhuti village to be socially responsible and always have an accommodative spirit and uphold the pride of the village.
Rev. Mhathung Lotha invoked God’s blessings, while Rev. Ezanbemo Odyuo delivered the prayer of blessings.

Mhonthung Yanthan, chairman of Lakhuti village council, delivered the welcome address, while Rev. Fr. Peter Pithungo Ennie, principal of St. Josephs’ Higher Secondary, Chümoukedima, shared a message from the word of God and the vote of thanks was pronounced by Etsungmomo Kikon, additional director (retired) of Geology and Mining.

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 17, 2020 11:06:41 pm