Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Padma awardee Neihunuo Sorhie honoured on arrival

Staff Reporter

Neihunuo Sorhie, who received Padma Shri Award 2023 in the field of Art, was honoured onher arrival in Dimapur on Sunday.
She was received at Dimapur airport by her brother Dr.Keneiteiso Sorhie, well-wishers and representatives from Sorhienuomia clan.
Neihunuo was awarded the prestigious Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award for her contribution in the field of Arts.
Speaking to media personnel at Dimapur Airport, Neihunuo said she learned the art from her mother at the age of four and has been weaving till date.
But today, the younger generation were lazy and not keen to learn about art, she said.
In this regard, Neihunuo encouraged the youngsters to be inquisitive to learn and uphold the traditional ways of living.
She further attributed her success to God and her family for their support and thanked the government of India for recognising her art during the exhibitions.
Neihunuo is a recipient of the National Handloom Awards in 2007 and 2022 for her artworks (handicrafts), the Sant Kabir Award in 2018; the Balipara Foundation Naturenomics Assam Award, 2014 and the State Awards to Mastercraftsmen from the Government of Nagaland in 2001.


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