ITANAGAR, Aug 26 -�Hailing the rich and diverse cultural heritage of the Northeastern region, Arunachal Governor PB Acharya said that the region is the richest of all zones in India in terms of cultural heritage with every tribe or community having distinct and unique culture and traditions.
The Governor, who is also the Chairman of North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC), said this while attending a meeting of NEZCC at Raj Bhavan here on Saturday. The representatives from Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura, along with NEZCC officials attended the meeting.
While emphasising on home stay and home-visitation for artists and cultural troupes during any event organised by NEZCC, he said that it is the foundation for emotional and national integration. �We need to promote rich culture and heritage of the North East,� he said.
The Governor also laid emphasis on making the Cultural Centre more vibrant. He advised them to explore innovative ways to increase the utility of the state-of-the-art facility.
Programme Committee chairperson Ahola Those, also Art and Culture Secretary, Government of Nagaland, called upon the members to preserve and promote the rich cultural heritage of the region with innovation. She urged them to be realistic, specific and focused on the objectives of the Zonal Cultural Centre.