Minister G. Kaito Aye; Purpose of Mini Hornbill festival is to document, promote and preserve Naga traditions and culture

Nagaland Minister Agriculture and Co-operation G. Kaito Aye today (2nd August) said Nagas are contributing in the preservation and promotion of the rich and vibrant traditions through festivals.

He was speaking at the second day of Tsungremmong cum Mini Hornbill Festival at Mokokchung. Aye said the state government has initiated Mini Hornbill festival in order to document, promote and preserve Naga traditions and culture as well as enabling the youths to explore the rich cultural heritage of one’s own people.

The Minister said it is the responsibility of each and every Naga to carry forward the legacy of the rich culture and tradition bestowed to us by our forefathers. Stating that our culture is our identity, he said we are defined by our behaviours and actions of our present.

Emphasizing that Nagas should unite in unison to continue to move forward, the Minister called upon the Ao community, who are known as pioneers to take the lead in bringing about unity in the Naga society.

Meanwhile, the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Alliance Mokokchung region also celebrated the festival.