A record 20 participants took part in the Motor Rally to mark the World Tourism Day, organized by the Nagaland Adventure & Motor Sports Association (NAMSA) in collaboration with the Department of Tourism, Government of Nagaland.
The Motor rally was organized to celebrate the Land of Festivals with the Drive of the Year, on the occasion of the World Tourism Day and also to spread the message of tourism’s role in linking together the Cultures of the World through Travel.
Earlier Himato Zhimomi IFS, Commissioner & Secretary Tourism, Government of Nagaland, flagged off the rally at The Heritage ,Old DC”s Bungalow.
The rally traversed via Peducha bypass and reach Khonoma, picnic at the historic Khonoma village.
The second leg of the rally took off from Khonoma to Kisama via Jotsoma and The Grand Finale took place at the Naga Heritage Village, Kisama, covering a distance of 90 kilometers.
The rally was also supported by JK Tyre, Federation of Adventure & Motor Sports Association of North East (FAMSANE), XL Foundation, Vipe Enterprise, Rattle & Hum Music Society, Screwdriver and Jungle Travels.
The Event partner for the Motor Rally is Mahindra Apex Motor Enterprise and sponsored by Klas Enterprise, The Portrait Studio, Etechsys, Neovision, Zinorique Consultants, Desmodromic, Unitex, Nagacom Aptech, The Heritage and Keza Kire.
The prizes were distributed by Menuokhol John, commissioner and secretary, health and family welfare and Abu Metha, Press secretary to the state chief minister.
Best Team- Joint winner’s- Car- 12 (Team Kohima Club) and Car- 7-Sunep Imchen and his son Yongra
Best Decorated Car-Car-5 –Tali Akang and Imna Jamir
Best Tourism Promotion Team-Car-2 Menuokhol John and Khriehu Liezietsu