In Solidarity, Nagaland Calls Off Hornbill Festival
The New Indian Express|December 08, 2021
Apex tribal oufit to approach Central government for AFSPA repeal
Prasanta Mazumdar

NAGALAND'S famed Hornbill Festival, which remained suspended since December 5 in the aftermath of the civilian killings in Mon, was officially called off on Tuesday.

The festival, organised from December 1 to 10 every year to mark statehood, draws tourists from all over the world.

The government's decision to call it off comes after several tribal organisations withdrew from it in a show of solidarity with the victims.

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