The last leg of the first edition of the state government’s Road Show programme will be held in bordering district of Mon coinciding with Aoleang festival of Koyak Naga tribe from April 7.
The Aoleang-cum-State Road Show 2010, which will be held on April 7 and 8 at Mon public ground under the theme "The land of Anghs: upholding peace, culture and progress," will be graced by Governor Nikhil Kumar and Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on the opening day.
According to an official release, former Nagaland chief secretary and Centre’s new interlocutor for Naga peace talks R S Pandey will attend the event as a special guest.
The Mon event will be last one of the year-long Road Show programme which aims at building interface between the rural people and various schemes/projects undertaken by the government departments.
The Road Show held in all the districts coincided the major traditional festival of the tribes concerned. However,the chief minister in the just concluded assembly session declared that the road show would continue but its colour and content might under go a change since the government announced the year 2010 as the Year of Entrepreneurs.
The release said "during the celebration of Aoleang festival, besides the local groups, cultural troupes from Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Myanmar will participate in the Road Show."