Oct 02, 2013

Nagalim: Student Union Celebrates 50th anniversary

The Naga Students’ Union, Delhi (NSUD) will soon celebrate its 50 year anniversary with events, such as sports, culinary delights and an award ceremony. The events will celebrate the unity and the culture of its indigenous member tribes.

Below is an article from The Morung Express:

Naga Students’ Union, Delhi (NSUD) will be celebrating its Golden Jubilee with the theme “The motto@50: Pause, Rewind and Play” on October 7, 8 and 18 [2013] in New Delhi. A press release issued by NSUD informed that the main objective of the event is to celebrate the unity NSUD has enjoyed the past 50 years on the strength of the shared indigenous culture amongst its member tribes.

During the two-day ‘Indigenous Delight’ on October 7 and 8, a total of 16 traditional games will be played through inter-house competition. These home games include archery, greased pole climbing, wrestling, basket binding, fire-making and yarn spooling. Meanwhile, Naga F1 race, an innovative competition blending contemporary technical thinking with traditional mechanical and design practices, is expected to be the highlight of the 2-day event. To participate, every vehicle must be wooden body and fully operational without the use of fuel. The ‘Indigenous Delight’ will also host several stalls offering a variety of culinary delicacies for sale.

The formal program to commemorate the Golden Jubilee year will be held on October 18. NSUD has instituted ‘Inspiration Awards’ for a total of ten categories namely, Literature, Sports, Music, Military, Academic, Enterpreneur, Missionary, Military, Medical and Social Work, as a mark of recognition of the winners’ achievement in their respective fields. The first president of the NSUD, Dr. Aryo Shishak, will be the chief guest of the Golden Jubilee celebrations, and the present DGP of Nagaland, Besesayo Kezo IPS, former NSUD General Secretary will be guest of honour.

NSUD has invited the former NSUD executives, its members, friends and well wishers to the celebrations.