Kohima, January 27 (NE): In a very proud moment for all Nagas, Padma Awards — one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, announced on the eve of Republic Day 2020, conferred Padma Bhushan- the third highest Padma award to Dr. Senayangba Chubatoshi Jamir in the field of public affairs which added joy to this year’s Republic Day celebration for Nagaland.
Within few minutes after the news came out about Padma Bhushan Dr SC Jamir, praise and congratulations started pouring in for the veteran politician, five times former Chief Minister of Nagaland and Governor of Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Odisha. Naga people took to various social media to congratulate and share their joy with Dr. SC Jamir.
Chief Minister Shri Nephew Rio tweets, “Hearty congratulations to Dr. S.C Jamir on being conferred the PadmaBhushan in the field of Public Affairs. It is a moment of pride for Nagaland as he gets the third-highest civilian award in the Republic of India. Nagaland is proud of his exemplary service and accomplishments.”
Deputy CM, Shri Y Patton, tweets, “My heartfelt congratulations to Dr. S.C. Jamir on being conferred with the PadmaBhushan, the third-highest civilian award, in the field of Public Affairs. We take pride in Dr. Jamir’s achievements and the well deserving honour.”
“As we celebrate our ’71st Republic Day’ on the 26th of January 2020 along with the rest of the country, it is indeed, a proud moment for the State of Nagaland for Shri. S.C Jamir’s achievement. I wish him all the very best for his future endeavors”, tweeted Shri Temjen Imna Along, Minister for Higher & Technical Education and Tribal Affairs, BJP State President, Nagaland.
Shri GK Zhimomi, General Secretary, INC Nagaland, tweeted, “Congratulations to Dr SC Jamir on being conferred with Padma Bhushan. A 5 time CM of Nagaland & former Governor of Goa, Guj, Maharashtra & Odisha, his political CV is replete with achievements only few can even dream off. Nagaland is proud of her illustrious son.”
Shri Abu Metha, the Adviser to the CM and Secretary General NDPP, Nagaland, tweets “Heartiest congratulations to Dr. SC Jamir for being conferred PadmaBhushan. Well deserved for his contributions to India’s nationhood. In fact, long overdue & ironic that it comes under the present regime. An iconic figure. A pillar of a personality. Long life & good health to him.”
Many prominent leaders across the party lines, friends and well wishers congratulated the Padma Bhushan Dr. SC Jamir from Nagaland and beyond.