72nd Phom Day, 4th Triennial Peace Summit to be observed on 6th June at Longleng

Longleng: Phom Day marks end of headhunting era in Phom area

BY | Monday, 3 June, 2024

The 72nd Phom Day (Peace Day) and 4th Triennial Peace Summit will be observed on 6th June 2024, at Public Ground, Longleng.

Dr. Wati Aier, Convenor Forum for Naga Reconciliation; Former Principal, Oriental Theological Seminary (OTS); Asia Pacific Ambassador and Recipient of Baptist World Alliance Peace Award will grace the occasion as the special guest.

Phom Day marks the end of headhunting era in the Phom area and beginning of peace and harmony amongst the Phoms. Elders from various villages, led by head dobashi, Late. Hamnyei and Late.Yongtau, gathered at Longleng and decided to put an end to the headhunting practice on 6th June 1952, where the people from the Phom community pledged to be peacefully and live in harmony.

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