16th Orange Fest to be held from Dec 13

Tamenglong, Nov 6: The 16th edition of State level Orange Festival will be held from December 13 to 15 at Tamenglong district headquarters.
This was resolved during a meeting of district level committee held at the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner Tamenglong in the presence of Tamenglong  DC, Armstrong Pame.
During the meeting, the officials present discussed the budget and details programme of the festival and district centenary celebration.
This year, a cash prizes of Rs 1.5 lakh, 1 lakh and 75 thousands respectively will be awarded to the top three orange growers, apart from providing an honorarium of Rs 8,000 to all the orange growers who participated the competition.
Any orange growers from Tamenglong and Noney districts who are willing to participate the competition can obtain the form from the DC office with payment of Rs 1,000 from November 8 onwards.
The last date of form submission is November 30.
Entertainment programmes like chorus singing competition, mela, talent hunt, indigenous games, camping, photography competition, orange eating competition and orange queen contest will also be conducted as part of the programme.