Dimapur, December 4 (NE): The Nagaland Adventure and Motor Sports Association (NAMSA) organized the annual event of World War-II Peace Rally as part of the world famous Hornbill Festival on 2nd December 2019. The WW-II Peace Rally is organized to commemorate the WW-II Battle of Kohima and also to promote peace and oneness. Livingstone Foundation International (LFI) has been an integral part of this momentous rally since many years. This year, the LFI team comprised of two WW-II Military Vintage Jeeps with two separate teams of men and women.
The all women team led by Mrs. Ani Yepthomi, Director, LFI, consisted of well-known women personalities from different walks of life – Mrs. Denkar Get Away who is a famous solo traveler, travel writer and the first Bhutanese Vlogger; Ms. Loreni Sophia, Director of Community Health Initiative; Nengneithem Hengna, renowned Naga Entrepreneur & Proprietor of Runway Nagaland and Mrs. Kalito Zhimomi, Founder of Deependee Ladies, an NGO & Non Profit Organisation.
On the other hand, the men’s team led by Dr. Andrew Ahoto, Chairman of LFI consisted of students and mentors from LFI – Master Aaron Akivito Yepthomi, Mr. Rumen Pongener, Master Nicholas Riamuk Cherom, Mr. Kito Yeptho, Mr. Norbert Achung (mentor) and Mr. Tiras Mongzar (photographer).
The convoy of WWII vintage military vehicles was flagged off at IG Stadium Kohima and proceeded to the WW-II cemetery where a memorial service was observed to pay tribute to the soldiers, and then proceeded to the Naga Heritage Village at Kisama where the flag-in and prize distribution ceremony was held.
The culmination programme held at Kisama was graced by Nagaland DGP, T.J. Longkumer, Major General P. C Nair, YSM IGAR (North) and Woodstock International School, Mussoorie, Principal, Dr. Craig Allen Cook.
Livingstone Foundation International won the Most Original Vehicle Award which happens to be the most prestigious award and consists of a trophy and cash prize of Rupees One Lakh, in a notification by LFI.