Pakke Paga Hornbill festival concludes in Jamugurihat
The seventh Pakke Paga Hornbill festival organised for three days concluded on Friday at Sejusa in the northern part of Jamugurihat.
JAMUGURIHAT: The seventh Pakke Paga Hornbill festival organised for three days concluded on Friday at Sejusa in the northern part of Jamugurihat. The annual festival of Arunachal Pradesh began on January 18. The concluding ceremony was attended by Mama Natung, the Environment and Forest Minister of Arunachal Pradesh as chief guest.
During his address, the minister highlighted on the rich natural resources of the hill state and made humble appeal to the general people to work unitedly for nurturing the ecology and conservation of natural resources as well. He further added that Arunachal Pradesh is a unique land of biodiversity and a safe home for thousands of species which are on the verge of extinction. It is the need of hour that we all have to extend our helping hands for its protection and promotion. He also administered an oath for environment protection to all. Tayek Paddu, the deputy commissioner of Pakke Kessang district-cum-chairman of organizing committee forwarded the welcome address. The closing ceremony was attended by Tana Holy, MLA, Doimukh LAC, Bharat Sanam, chairman of East Kameng Social Welfare Organisation besides other dignitaries. Biyuram Waghe, president of the state BJP cum MLA Pakke Kessang LAC offered vote of thanks.