Dimapur, Jan. 5: Parliamentary Secretary of Justice & Law and SIRD, Er. Picto Shohe urged the public of Atoizu area to foster brotherhood and work in unity for the uplift of the area even as he underlined his priority to work for the progress of Atoizu area.
Er. Picto Shohe said this while addressing inaugural function of the Atoizu Range Students’ Union Conference on January 5 graced the 40th General Conference of Atoizu Range Students’ Union (ARSU) in Emlomi village as the chief guest.
“I come here as a servant of the public and my aim is to develop Atoizu area,” Er. Picto said and appealed the public to come together and strive for uplift of the area.
Er. Picto said one of his main objectives was to work for the progress of Atoizu of the area and that he was a servant of the public rather than a leader.
The local MLA said he was trying to further connectivity among the villages through construction of roads and
bridges, many of which are ongoing while some work would start this year. He appealed the leaders and public of the area to extend their support and cooperation in such developmental works.
To the leaders, he urged them to introspect deep within themselves and be rooted in the word of God. He drew references from Colossians 2:3 and Matthew 5:4 from the Bible while encouraging the gathering to be the ‘Salt of the earth.’
Er. Picto also advised them not to merely attend the programmes but to learn new things during such gatherings and be benefitted. He also encouraged them to foster brotherhood and unity and work towards the progress of the area.
On the inaugural day, various participating units from Atoizu range competed in traditional couple wear, folk dance and song, traditional fire making etc.
The 40th ARSU general conference is being held on the theme “Indomitable spirit” and hosted by Emlo Students’ Union. The conference will culminate on January 7.