Kangpokpi students keep TV date with Prime Minister


KANGPOKPI, September 5: Following strong instructions from the Zonal Education Officer, Kangpokpi most educational institutions within Kangpokpi and under ZEO, Kangpokpi watched the live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on Teacher’s Day today.

Private run educational institutions as well as schools under Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council, Kangpokpi and around 180 schools under ZEO, Kangpokpi also watched the live telecast of the Prime Minister speech, source from the ZEO, Kangpokpi said.

Students were pleasantly surprised by the act since this was the first time, said a teacher, who herself also admitted her wonderment.

According to Ngahchong Kipgen, Zonal Education Officer, Kangpokpi all the educational institutions under ZEO, Kangpokpi including private run schools adhered with the instruction and arranged everything in order in their respective schools before the Prime Minister delivered his speech and let the children watch the live telecast.

The officer continued that those schools in remote areas where TV facility is not accessible, used radio sets to hear the speech.

Reports regarding the events along with photos were received from some schools till evening and others will submit tomorrow added the ZEO, Kangpokpi.

While articulating her anticipation of the event in bringing mental changes among the young learners in their educational outlook Ngahchong Kipgen said that the event itself makes meaning to the students.

Speaking to the local media person a class VII student of JN Public School related, “I have never witnessed such event during my educational career and today’s is an exception, which surely inculcated new thoughts in my mind, though I cannot follow all the meaning of the Prime Minister’s speech.”


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