AALO, Oct 27: Literature is the mirror of a society and many wonderful civilizations across the world are based on strength of creative writings as meaningful stories, anecdotes, poems and plays can hold us for hours together to imbibe value of humanism, love, sublimity, liberalism in the making of a coherent society to live in, said Arunachal Pradesh Literary Society (APLS) president Y.D. Thongchi.
Addressing participants of day-long gramlok poets meet at Pakam village of West Siang district on Friday last, Thongchi, an Sahitya Sabha Awardee, in his address, stressed the importance of creating platforms for budding writers across the state and informed that the APLS after opening unit at Pasighat and Ziro has opened at Aalo and set up in all districts gradually. The APLS will help all upcoming writers and poets in their endeavours to publish books, he said.
An APLS team including its secretary Yadom Loyi, executive member Mukul Pathak and Galo Language Development Committee chairman Dr. Takop Zirdo was here to conduct the event that witnessed story on Jayee Bone and Buru Tapu by Henduk Loyi, poem on naming of Pakam village by Minken Loyi, poems in Hindi by Jumsi Siram, Yadam Loyi and collections of poems written by wife of Dr Zirdo were recited amidst applause.
Writers, poets and philosophers, who are immortal as their writings never die, have deep impact on society, said Dr Zirdo, the man behind deciphering Galo language which holds relevance to write as we speak and speak as we write. Appreciating the counting of genealogy right from their forefathers and naming the offspring from last two three alphabets by the Galos as a unique trend, Pathak stressed on bringing out all these orally transmitted good aspects in written forms and give due patronage to coming generation to be a part of the literary society.
The Pakam HGB Horgam Loyi gave away certificate and cash award of Rs. 1000 to each participant as an encouragement. PH&WS EE Kirba Sora and Yadam Loyi newly appointed president and secretary of APLS West Siang Unit lauded APLS team and exhorted all right thinking people to make APLS a people’s movement.
The APLS team visited Kabu Maasi, cleanest colony of Aalo town and Kugi Komto village appreciated the in habitants for maintaining high sense of cleanliness. (DIPRO)