Chief Minister Pema Khandu inaugurated the Nyishi Indigenous Art and Cultural Hall in the presence of guest of honour Hayuliang MLA Dasanglu Pul. Also present were Minister for Dept of Indigenous Affairs Nabam Rebia, Itanagar MLA Techi Kaso and other dignitaries.
In his address, the CM paid tribute to the former Chief Minister, late Kalikho Pul, for his contribution towards the construction of the Art and Cultural Hall. He also assured full support of the government for further construction of Nyishi Archives cum Community Hall at the academic block of the Nyedar Namlo premises. He assured funds for construction of necessary RCC protection walls for protection of building premises from landslides.
Speaking on cultural preservation, the CM said the root of culture lies in language preservation and urged everyone to put emphasis on it. He also emphasized on the role of women in culture preservation. He stated that since women have great influence in family, and it’s them who should play a lead role in the promotion and preservation of their local culture.
The CM also inaugurated the 100 KVA distribution transformer sub-station and high-mast light at Nyedar Namlo.