Marking 75 years of existence of Kapaam village and Kapaam Baptist Church, the villagers on Saturday celebrated the platinum jubilee with much enthusiasm and zeal at the village ground in Chandel district.
Hoisting of flag by the oldest man alive of the village, Beshop Ngoruw, unveiling of monuments with invocation prayer marked the opening ceremony of the celebration.
Speaking on the occasion, chief of Kapaam village, Serbum Borpha, extended gratitude to the Lima Ching and Khunapan villages for allowing the Moyon tribes to establish the Kapaam village in that particular area in 1948.
He said, established with just seven households considering the landmark advantage of education facilities, the village at present has a total of 225 households with a population over 1,000.
Hailing the almighty for making a peaceful and harmonious village since the last 75 years, the village chief called for unity, peace and harmony among all the indigenous groups for heading towards a progressive society.
The celebration also witnessed presentation of various cultural events by the villagers, besides releasing a history book written by Shanuw R Florence.
De-hoisting the flag in the evening after the presentation of hymn and invocation players marked the conclusion of the celebration. The celebration was also attended by various village leaders, church leaders from the surrounding villages.