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Taphou Kuki youth club celebrates Golden Jubilee

Minister Nemcha Kipgen unveiled the Taphou Kuki Youth Club Golden Jubilee monolith.

ByKangpokpi Correspondent

Updated 30 Dec 2022, 12:57 am

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

The Taphou Kuki Youth Club in Kangpokpi district celebrated its Golden Jubilee on Thursday at (L) Paojahao Chongloi ground, Taphou Kuki village.

The auspicious occasion was graced by Minister Nemcha Kipgen; Saikul MLA Kimneo Haokip Hangshing; Kangpokpi DC Kengoo Zuringla; Director, Youth Affairs and Sports, Phulen Meitei, MCS; Chief of Taphou Kuki village, Lenkhomang Chongloi and prominent leaders.

After the welcome address from Manglal Chongloi, chairman of the jubilee committee, the founder president of Taphou Kuki Youth Club, Thangkhopao Chongloi unfurled the youth club flag amid the blowing of the traditional trumpet called Pengkul.

Leading the presentation moment, the Jubilee Committee member, Lamcha Chongloi presented the guests and dignitaries with eye-catching gifts and presents as a token of gratitude and love.

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Minister Nemcha Kipgen unveiled the Taphou Kuki Youth Club Golden Jubilee monolith and it was dedicated by Upa Kailal Chongloi, Chairman, Taphou Christian Church.

The minister also led the striking of the traditional gong "Dahpi" fifty times to mark the occasion before she released the jubilee souvenir.

Saikul MLA Kimneo Haokio Hangshing released a pair of Doves as a mark of freedom and peace while Phulen Meitei, Director, Youth Affairs and Sports released the Jubilee Balloon on the occasion.

Addressing the gathering, Nemcha Kipgen said that jubilee marks significant milestones that certainly need to be celebrated while appreciating the selfless dedication and the legacy built by the founding members of Taphou Kuki Youth Club.

Strongly reiterating her intense campaign on War against drugs, the minister said that she came with a strong message to eradicate drugs in the society and challenged the youths of Taphou Kuki to fight the war against drugs at the highest form.

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Recalling the past many unfortunate incidents that occurred owing to the poppy plantation, the Minister said that unless the youth come up strongly with a determination to fight tooth and nail, such menacing practice will continue and there will be no blessing in the society.

"The need of the hour is, youth everywhere in all corners of the state must actively participate in the Government's campaign on War against drugs", asserted the minister.

Manglal Chongloi, Chairman of the Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee informed that Taphou Kuki Youth Club was established in 1972 with a vision to evolve a new society and to promote the personal growth of the youths who will be the future pillars of our nation.

The founding president, secretary, and other members and past leaders of the youth club were fittingly honored during the event while a fitting tribute was also paid to the departed leaders of the youth club.
Saikul MLA Kimneo Haokip Hangshing, Director of Youth Affairs and Sports, Phulen Meitei, Chief of Taphou Kuki village, Lenkhomang Chongloi, and others also spoke on the occasion.

Awe-inspiring cultural performances from various cultural troupes including, J. Songtun Cultural Troupe, Hengbung Cultural Troupe, Taphou Kuki cultural troupe, etc. and a jubilee feast marked the auspicious occasion.

 

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Kangpokpi Correspondent

Kangpokpi Correspondent

KANGPOKPI district, Manipur

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