Press Release for Karmayogi ceremony Award : My Home India, New Delhi
Swami Vivekananda Smriti Karmayogi Award 2016 held on Thursday, 10th November, 2016 at Constitution Club, New Delhi.
Awardee – Hon’ble Shri B. Lalthlengliana ( alias Thangkura).
Awarded by Padmasree Ram Bahadur Rai.
Chief Guest – Hon’ble Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste, Union Minister of State, Health and family welfare.
Other Guest – Hon’ble Shri A. L. Hek, Ex-Health Minister, Meghalaya
About Karmayogi Award : Karmayogi Award is an annual award ceremony organised My Home India. Karmayogi award is given to great personalities from North Eastern India who dedicate their lives to promote art &culture, sports, education etc. for their contribution in respective fields. This year, it was fourth Karmayogi Award 2016. And the awardee is
Hon’ble Shri B. Laltheglina
About Hon’ble Shri B. Laltheglina: (details in attachment)
After lighting of the lamp by honourable guests, national song Vande Mataram was sung by the children from North East from Vanwasi Kalyan Ashram Hostel Narela.
The Award ceremony program started with documentaries of My Home India and ‘Sapno se Apno tak’ another chapter of My Home India initiative.
After documentaries, Shri Prarag Nerurkar, National PRO, My Home India introduced the floor about the award, chief guest and the invited dignitaries. After this, the dignitaries and chief guest addressed the floor.
Ex-Minster, Meghalaya State Hon’ble Shri A.L. Hek who was presiding the ceremony said: -“ When we think of My Home India, is a home, away from home”. I admire the efforts of My Home India the work for the north east people. We live in Bordering states and work as Border Security force to protect our country called India.
Chief Guest Hon’ble Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste (Union Minister of State for Health &Family Welfare): My personal experience working with tribal people is very long. I saw a demonstration against state govt. in Manipur, I realised how sensitive they become when government goes against tribal traditional culture. It is the rich culture and tradition which makes the tribal people proud of themselves. He also remembered, tribal leaders who fought in freedom movement like Ranima Gaidenluie, U Kiang Nongbah and several others.
Shri Sunil Deodhar (Founder, My Home India) – Karmayogi award is been given to Hon’ble Shri B. Lalthengliana for his work in Mizo Tradtional Culture, Music, Drama & many more. His contribution to Mizoram and Mizo Society is immense. He started the movement to preserve and promote the indigenous religion (Swa Dharm) of Mizo community. His Popular “Thangkura” drama made him the icon of Mizoram. As you cannot forgot the Popular hindi Film dialouges of Ajeet “ sare saher mujhe lion ke naam se janta hain” from the movie Kalicharan. The whole Mizoram knows Hon’ble Shri B. Lalthlengliana as “Thankura”.
A documentary on Hon’ble Shri B. Laltheglina prepared by My Home India team was displayed. It highlighted the life, work and achievements of Hon’ble Shri B. Laltheglina. Padmasree Ram Bahadur Rai presented the Swami Vivekananda Smriti Karmayogi Award 2016 to Hon’ble Shri B. Laltheglina. Shri Laltheglina was presented the Karmayogi Trophy, a memento and One Lakh Rupees cheque.
It was followed by the address in Mizo languages by Hon’ble Shri B. Lalthengliana. Shri Sanjay translated into Hindi for the crowd.
Hon’ble Shri B. Lalthengliana (Awardee) – on receiving this award from My home India. I would like to thank My Home India and Vanbashi Kalyan ashram for their support and recognition of my work. I have tried to revive all the traditions and traditional sports of Mizoram, which perhaps people have forgotten in these days. We are trying to educate the society through our dramas and music.
Padmashree Ram Bahadur Rai ( Chairman, Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts) – This award ceremony reminded me of my first journalist job in north east. Remembering Late Lal Denga the first Chief Minister of Mizoram, his victory, his accord with late Rajiv Gandhi. The whole North East people needs rest of India, and the rest of India needs north east.
Vote of thanks fromK.G.Suresh (General Secretary, My Home India)
The ceremony concluded with national anthem sung by My Home India volunteer Pundarikaksh and everyone.
Press Release for Karmayogi Award: My Home India, Delhi
New Delhi, 19th December, 2014 : My Home India, an organization working mainly on North East related issues, organized its annual ‘Karmayogi Award’ event here in Constitution club.