Unity call echoed at Chingdai Area Chavang Kut
KANGPOKPI, 21st Oct: Member of Parliament of Manipur Outer Parliamentary Constituency, Thangso Baite attended one of the grandest Chavang Kut celebrations at Chingdai Khullen in Chingdai Area in Kangpokpi district on October 19 which was organised with a motive to promote unity and cultural integration in the area.
The Chingdai Area Chavang Kut celebration, 2018 was organised under the theme ‘Kut for unity and cultural integration’ by Chingdai Area Kuki Youth Organisation (CAKYO) to lighten and erase pain throughout the year while thanksgiving for the blessing from the divine’s hand.
The harvesting festival was attended by MP Thangso as chief guest while executive member of ADC Sadar Hills Lunkhohen Haokip and local MDC Onthong Haokip were present as functional president and Kut Host respectively.
Chingdai Area in Saikul Sub Division comprises seven villages including C Zoulen, Thingyang, Chingdai Khullen, S Phailengkot, L Chayang, S Lhanghoi and Molyang with a population of around 1500 and 250 households.
Bordering Imphal East, Chingdai Area is located 25 Km away from the state capital Imphal. The area has long been neglected in every sphere. However, unity among the the seven villages has been an inspiration to all.
Cultural display, presentation, recognition of distinguished persons in the area were the main highlights of the celebration while prominent Kuki artistes such as Mimin Haokip, Boygin Guite, Vastie Vaiphei, Thennu Haokip and Gin Jackson enthralled the crowd with their foot-tapping numbers.
Addressing the gathering, Thangso Baite stressed the need for building unity among the seven villages in Chingdai Area and appreciated for maintaining healthy relationship. “You never demand but always give for the society and for that matter I am really inspired by your attitude and consider you as real social workers in the society”, asserted the MP while extolling the determination and sincerity of the people of the Area.