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Nagaland Village Guards celebrates 67th Raising Day

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By EMN Updated: Mar 02, 2024 7:05 pm
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Arikumba along with officers and personnel of Nagaland Village Guards during its 67th Raising Dayin Pangsha village on March 1.

DIMAPUR —The Nagaland Village Guards (NVG) celebrated its 67th Raising Day on March 1 at VG Museum-cum-Memorial Hall in Pangsha village under Noklak district on the theme ‘The guardian of the frontier villages.’

Speaking on the occasion, the deputy commissioner (DC) and ex-officio commandant of NVG, Noklak, Arikumba, mentioned that village guards are playing an important role in maintaining law and order in the villages with the collaboration of district administration. In controlling the anti-social elements in the villages, he stated that village guards are the one who work tirelessly for the betterment of the villages, a DIPR report stated.

Reminding that village guards are set up mainly for the purpose of protecting the lives and properties of the villagers, the DC requested them to maintain peace and tranquility for the progress of the villages.

The commandant of NVG, Tuensang, Mongkoyanchu, briefed on how the village guards institution was established at Pangsha in the year 1957. He advised the village guards to perform their duties sincerely.

Meanwhile, the deputy commandant of NVG, Kiphire, Wanmei Konyak, spoke on how the village guards protect the villages and also assist the district administration in maintaining peace and security in the region.

On the occasion, Yanthong, who is the only surviving VG pioneer, was felicitated.

The programme was chaired by assistant commandant of NVG, Tobu, while the vote of thanks was delivered by assistant commandant of NVG, Noklak, Nokchem L.

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By EMN Updated: Mar 02, 2024 7:05:52 pm
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