Shillong, Mar 17: Former MLA of Mawphlang and Footballer Mr. Eugeneson Lyngdoh, inaugurated Spectrum 2023 organized by the National Institute of Fashion Technology, the pioneering institute in Fashion Education of North East India under the Ministry of Textiles, Nift Shillong on the 17th of March 2023.
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At the function he encouraged everyone gathered to be true to their passion as he was to football. He encouraged the students to keep the flame in their hearts burning as he stood the tests of time with an undying inspiration and look at “the way forward”. Being adjudged as the Indian Player of the Year 2015 by the All India Federation is beyond his wildest dreams. He attributed his success to the inspirations he drew from the people he befriended along the way. Looking back at his life he thanked those who inspired him and asked everyone “How many of you feel you are an inspiration to others?” He added “inspire one another to achieve your dreams and believe in yourself” and declared "SPECTRUM 2023" open.
In his speech, Shankar K Jha the campus Director encouraged active participation and healthy competition as Spectrum 2023 is "an exchange of creative ideas and sporting activities". With a theme, “Komorebi” (Dancing of lights and shadows) Spectrum witnessed participation from various academic institutions of Shillong to showcase their aptitudes. He encouraged everyone to enjoy the two-day celebration that has lined up an array of events like an abstract art installation, creative writing, COD Mobile, Pictionary, T-shirt painting, slam Poetry, face Painting, singing, battle of the Bands, dancing, table tennis, carom, chess, debate, quick style, antakshari, tug of war, photography, mono acting, Mr & Ms Spectrum. Maj Gen Mr Gagandeep ADG NCC NER Shillong has consented to grace the occasion as chief guest on the valedictory ceremony on the 18th of March 2023. The two-day program will conclude with the NIFT Fashion show