(From left) Co-convenor Kesosul Christopher Ltu, ANCSU president Katho P Awomi, convenor Ahito Achumi & ANCSU vice-president Benjong Lonchar after addressing the press conference at NSF conference hall in Kohima on Friday Credit: EastMojo image

Kohima: The All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) is all set to host its 19th biennial general conference at Government College, Zunheboto, which is about 150 km from Kohima via Chakhabama-Sathaka route, from November 6 to 8.

Revealing this at a press conference on Friday, ANCSU president Katho P Awomi said that with the theme ‘Transcendence’, 41 affiliated colleges and three associated colleges will be sending 25 delegates each for participation.

The introductory session, which is scheduled on November 6, will be graced by adviser school education KT Sukhalu as chief guest. While chief minister Neiphiu Rio will grace the inaugural session; MLA Kuzholuzo Nienu, adviser science & technology, NRE & IT Mmhonlumo Kikon and minister for higher & technical education and tribal affairs Temjen Imna Along will address the cultural session, theme session and valedictory session, respectively.

Co-convenor Kesosul Christopher Ltu said that the idea of conducting sessions with the five legislators as speakers is to create a common platform for legislators to deliberate on student welfare issues and at the same time for the students to learn.

Participants for ‘Miss ANCSU’ beauty pageant, a special session for women will be choreographed by Glamours Hub Entertainment Nagaland director Sasongdangba Yaden. However, the panel of judges was not disclosed.

Besides cultural presentations and traditional games, students will be debating on the topic “the impact of social media is hampering the younger generation”. A new team of ANCSU officials will also be elected on November 8.

While the organisers has appealed for support from the local administration for the smooth conduct of the conference, it made an appeal to the concerned department and minister to look into the road conditions suggesting that the potholes along Akuluto-Kitskita route be filled making it motorable for heavy vehicles (like buses).

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