Suruhoto town celebrates 75th anniversary
Dimapur, Feb. 5 (EMN): The advisor to Tourism and Art and Culture, H Khehovi Yepthomi, told the gathering at the 75th anniversary celebration of Suruhoto town range headquarters that they were “blessed to be alive at this jubilee celebration and that we should always learn to respect one another, lead a merciful life and have faith in God only then we can take our society forward”.
An update from DPRO, IA Suruhoto, informed that the anniversary was held at Suruhoto town hall on February 5.
“We are reaping what our forefathers had sown in the past, it is the sacrifices made by our elders, leaders, GBs etc. that has brought the town to its 75th anniversary and that we should all be thankful to them,” Yepthomi said.
He also stressed on the importance of national population census and asked all the people to enrol in the national population census which will start next month.
SDO(C) Suruhoto Dr. Kuzonyi Wideo said that he was fortunate to attend the 75th anniversary celebration of Suruhoto town and thanked the pioneers who started town. He also stated that literacy rate of Suruhoto is 92% according to government official data “as compared to 79.02 percent of state official data, showing much improvement in educational field”.
He acknowledged Suruhoto Public health Centre (PHC) which received award as one of the best public health centres during this year’s Republic Day celebration and thanked Dr. Renchamo and his team for making the town proud. He went to acknowledge Holuto who was recently awarded as best BLO in the district and state.
Encouraging the government employees to take their work seriously, Wideo stated that one should not be silent eaters but be productive consumers and try to give one’s best for the development of the town.
Former MLA Shetoyi Yeptho, while speaking on the occasion, advised the GBs, elders and leaders to always give just and fair judgements, stating that the village will never prosper if they make biased decision. Saying that jubilee is a time of forgiveness, love and peace, he asked the people to forgive in the name of jubilee and live in harmony.
Former minister Kiyezhe Aye, who unveiled the souvenir of the anniversary, said the blessing that is with the people of Suruhoto will be gone if the people do not acknowledge the sacrifices made by the forefathers and asked the people to hold a special prayer for them.
Earlier in the programme, Khehovi Yepthomi unveiled the jubilee stone and Surumi village head GB Kheniho Jakhalu delivered welcome address.