Nyokum embodies rich cultural traditions of Nyishis: Rebia

Nyokum embodies rich cultural traditions of Nyishis: Rebia

Yupia, Feb 12: UD, Planning and Land Management Minister Nabam Rebia today inaugurated the new festival ground of Yupia – Nyokum ground at this district HQs. Addressing the gathering, Rebia called upon his fellow Nyishi community members to preserve the true identity of celebration of Nyokum Yullo. He added that the festival embodies the rich cultural traditions of Nyishi people and it spreads the message of peace, harmony and brotherhood.

Assuring every possible help to develop the festival ground as a permanent asset of the district, Rebia, who is also the local MLA, emphasized that the area should be developed without disturbing its natural environment and effort must be put in to make it one of attractive tourist centers. It should serve the purpose of all communities of the state, he added.

Papum Pare DC Tai Kaye, who attended the function as guest of honour, called upon the people to keep Yupia town clean and beautiful and free from encroachment. Officers, ZPM Doimukh, public leaders, youths and public were present. (DIPRO)


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