Parents’ role vital to protect indigenous identity” Karbak

From Our Reporter

KIMIN, Feb 26: Reiterating importance of culture and identity, Liromoba MLA Nyamar Kabak called for protecting and preserving them for posterity for the next generation to feel proud of their indigenous identity.

Addressing the cultural night of Golden Jubilee Nyokum Yullo festival celebration at General Ground here on Thursday, Kabak said that parents have the pivotal role in educating their children. Similarly, “it is also the responsibility of the youths to carry forward own culture and identity as “loss of culture is loss of identity,” he said, adding that a person is always known by its cultural values and tradition.

Kimin area has witnessed series of development in past few decades, which is a good sign and encouragement for the public, he said

Meanwhile, Green Gold Integrated Farm (GGIF) chairman Likha Maj announced that he will offer Rs five lakh as a start up to Kimin the farmers who are interested to cultivate millet and maize etc. He asked them to identify 1,000 hectares of land and assured to take responsibility for using the same land to ensure their decent livelihood.

The youths and progressive farmers should use all barren lands to cultivate different cash crops as the state Govt has been encouraging and supporting farmers to earn their livelihood, he said.

“We should develop from grassroots level and I am making efforts in that direction by encouraging all progressive farmers as agri allied sector plays a major role in all round development of a society,” he said with conviction.

Nyokum being a sacred celebration of Nyishi community its sanctity should not be compromised or diluted, Maj said.

IT&E governance chairman Doni Nich, Toru circle ZPM Taba Rama and festival celebration committee chairman Bamang Mangha, among others, also spoke.

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