3rd NE India's academic cum cultural event held at Pondicherry
By Our Staff Reporter
Imphal, Oct 8: Pondicherry North East India Community has organized "3rd North East India's Academic Cum Cultural Mega Event Fathom 2019" at Pondicherry University on October 5 at 10 am during which the integrity of the eight North East states were shown through their unique culture and distinct tradition.
The event was attended by Vice Chancellor of Pondicherry University Dr Gurmeet Singh and SJ Chiru (IAS), Commissioner Agriculture Marketing and Agribusiness as chief guest and guest of honour.
Speaking at the occasion, SJ Chiru said that organizing such event exclusively for North East states is a positive step to boost up the confidence of the students hailing from the region which will go a long way in minimising their fear and apprehension while staying in different parts of India.
A beautiful Manipuri fusion solo folk dance performed by Nancy Maisnam, a student of Achariya Bala Shiksha Mandir, Pondicherry followed by melodious traditional songs presented by Naga students enthralled the gathering during the programme.
Regarding the event, acting president of Pondicherry North East India Community, AS Pillarson said that the event was organized to bring together all the students studying in Pondicherry University as well as in other educational institutes and all the working professionals based in Pondicherry from the eight NE states viz Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim amadi Tripura, which is around 478 in numbers, in one common platform so that they can interact and get to know each other and to showcase their unique culture and distinct tradition during the event.