The Tai Khampti Revised Tonal Script was unveiled today under the Chairmanship of Shri Chowna Mein, Hon'ble Deputy Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh

Kongmu Kham (Noi Cheynam) 5 April: The Tai Khampti Revised Tonal Script was unveiled today under the Chairmanship of Shri Chowna Mein, Hon'ble Deputy Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh in presence of Shri Chow Tewa Mein, HMLA & PS Environment and Forests amidst huge gathering of the Tai Khampti elites, Officers, Public leaders, GBs and senior citizens, NGOs and the youths in a simple yet impressive function at the Kongmu Kham, the Golden Pagoda in Namsai District. Earlier, Shri CI Mannou, Chairman of the Tai Literature Committee, under the aegis of the Tai Khampti Singpho Council, had explained and highlighted about the four year long hard work done by the committee and the significance of the improved version of the scripts which would cater to the present need at par with the other languages. It is pertinent to state that Shri Chowna Mein, HDCM had been keen in this regard and was instrumental to the venture which bore fruit today with the unveiling and unanimous acceptance of it by the august gathering. He had, ealier, sent delegates of literature committee to Thailand and Burma under the leadership of Ven. Vimalatissa of Kongmu Kham to have a consultative study of international Tai Literature. In his presidential speech, Shri Chowna Msin, HDCM congratulated the Tai Khampti Singpho Council, especially the Literature Committee for this hard but noble work. He said, it is a historic occasion for the Tai Khampti people and urged the gathering to learn and impart the knowledge to all, young and old. He opined and assured the gathering to take up the matter with the Government for inclusion in the school carriculum in the near future. This would
provide job oppurtunity to the local people and solve unemployment problem to a great extend. Responding to a memorandum submitted by Shri CM Mongmaw, General Secretary, TKSC, the HDCM had extended a financial assistance of Rs.5 lakhs to TKSC, besides assuring to look into the other points of the memorandum which is for permanent site and office building of the apex body. Shri Chow Tewa Mein, HMLA & PS also spoke on the occasion. He expressed his immense pleasure for this great work and wished every parent to ask their children to learn it as he spoke about and cited few living examples of "Loss of Culture is Loss of Identity." He urged the monastic order to be proactive in teaching the Tai scripts and in imparting moral values to the society in general and the younger generation in particular. Many prominent citizens, elders and learned members of the society, like CK Manpoong (Ex-MLA), CK Namchoom (Chief ,CVC), CK Namchoom (President,TKSC), CS Choutang (President,TKDS), Dr. CM Thamoung (President,SEWA), CT Mansai (Secrerary,APV), CN Longchot, CA Mantaw (General Secretary,TKDS) and many others spoke and lauded the achievement. The meeting concluded with vote of thanks proposed by Chow Arina Manpoong, Jt. Secy. (TKSC) and community feast.