Nagaland NCC participates at cultural exchange programme
Dimapur, March 18 (EMN): The 1 Nagaland Girls Battalion NCC, Kohima Group, participated at the online cultural exchange programme between Gujarat and North eastern states from March 10 to the 16th. The programme was organised under the leadership of Col. Abdul Hameed Khan, commanding officer of 1 Nagaland Girls Bn. NCC, Kohima Group.
An update from Nagaland NCC stated that the sixth version of NCC ‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’ camp, also popularly known as EBSB camp was conducted from the control room of 1 Naga Girls NCC Battalion at Kohima. It added that a total of 400 cadets comprising 200 cadets each from Gujarat and NER attended the camp.
The aim of the EBSB VI camp was to showcase the rich culture of India. It stated that the camp served as a platform for cadets to witness and learn about national integration from each other in order to understand the true spirit of India.
It stated that cadets have witnessed different lifestyles, culture, festivals, cuisines and languages of other states during the six-day camp. It added that two special subjects of “water conservation” and “job opportunities in the food industry” were also deliberated during the camp.
Besides, different competitions such as declamation, poetry recitation, and poster making, folk dances and songs, and quiz competitions were also conducted during the online camp.
Speaking at the closing function, Maj. Gen. Ananta Bhuyan, NER ADG of NCC, Shillong, exhorted the cadets to visit each other and explore India in its true sense before exploring the world.
“It is only after we have seen India in totality, that when we go to other countries, we’ll realise the diversity existing in our own country,” Bhuyan stated.