150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi 2018

In commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, a seminar on “Thoughts and Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi” was organised by Raj Bhavan, Kohima at its Durbar Hall from 10:00 AM on 2nd October 2018. The chief host of the seminar was the Honourable Governor of Nagaland Shri PB Acharya. Intellectuals, academicians and social workers from neighbouring states as well as from the other parts of India spoke on the auspicious occasion. Papers were presented on the “Thoughts and Philosophies of Mahatma Gandhi” by eminent speakers like:

  1. i) Prof. Lalthuangliana Khiangte

    Padma shri Awardeee

    Department of Mizo, School of Education & Humanities

    Mizoram University, Aizwal, Mizoram

  1. ii) Dr. S. Priyokumar Singh (Imphal, Manipur)

    Visitor’s Nominee, St. Joseph University, Nagaland

iii) Dr. (Prof.) Manisha Barua

     Department of Philosophy, Guwahati University

  1. iv) Dr. Athungo

     Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

     Nagaland University

  1. v) Shri Shyam Bhurke

     Prominent Writer and Social Worker

     Pune, Maharashtra

  1. vi) Shri Temjen Imna Along

     Hon’ble Minister

     Higher and Technical Education, Government of Nagaland

vii) Prof. Pardeshi Lal

      Vice Chancellor, Nagaland university


Sakus Mission College, Dimapur was represented by four students; Mr. Mansen, Mr. Zakir, Miss Jerina Yeputho, Miss Longdila Sangtam and teacher incharge Mr. Wabongtoshi Ozukum, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology. The seminar really enlightened the minds of the participants and provoked the thoughts of the students gathered, in the line of Mahatma Gandhi’s simple yet influential life. The seminar was attended by students from different educational institutions across Nagaland and awards were also presented to the winners of district level quiz competition.