The Cultural Function of the Ladies Club of
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli,
Arunachal Pradesh was organised on - April 20 in the Institute
Auditorium. It consisted of various songs, dances, recitation and concluded
with a short skit which highlighted some of the important and burning social issues.
The talent of the members of NERIST ladies club (NLC) were appreciated by one
and all present there.
Ms. Binni Yanga, the noted social worker of
Arunachal Pradesh and Padmashree Awardee-2012 and Chairperson of Oju Welfare
Association (OWA) attended the function as Chief Guest. During her speech Ms.
Yanga was emotional and remembered her early school days in Rajasthan in late 1971
during the India-Pakistan War. Seeing the enthusiasm of the ladies of NLC
reminded her of her youth. She fondly remembered her long association with
NERIST. She explored her journey as social worker after leaving her service as
school teacher and later police officer. She also spoke of donating Re10, 000
to NLC as a token of love.
Earlier director NERIST Prof. Dipankar Pal who
also attended the function as Guest of Honour expressed his deep gratitude to
the daughter of the soil of Arunachal Pradesh and Padmashree Awardee Ms. Binni
Yanga for her dedication and selfless service to the common people of Arunachal
Pradesh and India in general. He
applauded the enthusiasm of ladies club for organizing such a colourful show.
Mrs. Lopamudra Pal the patron of NERIST ladies
club in her welcome address said that from now onwards NLC will try hard to be
an active social organisation in this part of the state.
The programme enthralled the audience for about
two hours thereby taking them to different parts of north-eastern states. The
programme ended with vote of thanks given by Mrs. Shamina Sultana Treasurer of
the NERIST Ladies Club followed by the National Anthem.