Thursday, February 9, 2023

Khaozaosie Hok-Ah-cum-Handicraft festival at Noklak

Khaozaosie Hok-Ah-cum-Handicraft festival organized by Khiamniungan Tribal Council in collaboration with Noklak District Handloom and Handicraft Council was celebrated at the public ground, Noklak town on January 20, 2023. The festival was graced by former parliamentary secretary, S. Heno as a special guest
A DIPR report stated that S. Heno in speech stressed for all-round development and mentioned that the Khaozaosie Hok-Ah festival was a time for making peace treaties between villagers and merry-making and sharing meats with neighbors and cousins. Heno appealed to all the Khiamniungan community members to live in unity and peace-loving citizens.
He also urged upon the tribal leaders, public leaders and elders, DBs and GBs, and village elders to serve the people with dedication and work harder for the upliftment of the district.
Heno also inaugurated Handicrafts and Handloom stalls which was followed by a cultural display and dance by Khiamniungan cultural Club Noklak Town and Noklak Town Women Cultural group.
DC Noklak K. Mhathung Tsanglao stated that the festival brings unity and urged the people to maintain a peaceful atmosphere for all-around development.
The significance of Khaozaosie Hok-Ah was delivered by Hd. DB, Nokhu EAC Hq. T. Palu and Khiamniungan Tribal Council, president M. Thangou delivered the festival greetings.
Ward-wise Tug-of-War competition was also organized where Danlepdon ward emerged as the winner and medical ward won the second position.

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