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Nagaland Current Affairs Digest – November 2021

Nagaland Current Affairs Digest – November 2021

3 November 2021: 489 trained police personnel pass out from  Nagaland Police Training School (NPTS) 

A total of 489 police constables of the 66th batch passed out from Nagaland Police Training School (NPTS) on 3rd November 2021. The Ceremonial Attestation Parade for the 66th batch comprising of 489 Recruit Constables was held at Nagaland Police Training School (NPTS) Parade Ground, Chümoukedima. Nagaland DGP, John Longkumer inspected the parade and took the salute from 16 parade contingents. The newly recruits consisted of 6 post graduates, 78 graduates, 66 HSSLC, 133 matriculates and 206 under matric.

8 November 2021: Dr. SC Jamir received Padma Bhushan 2020 Award

Dr.SC Jamir Padma Bhushan Award 2020

Dr. SC Jamir received the Padma Bhushan Award 2020 for ‘Public Affairs’ from President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday, 8 November 2021 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.  Padma Bhushan Award is the nation’s third highest civilian award.

  • Dr. SC Jamir is a Veteran Naga politician who served as four time Chief Minister of Nagaland and Governor of four states (Goa, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Odisha).
  • Jamir is the first politician from Nagaland to receive the Padma Bhushan award, recognized for his distinguished service in the field of public affairs.
  • SC Jamir is one of the founders of the State of Nagaland. He is the sole living signatory of the 16 Point Agreement with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his team in 1960.
  • He was the first Lok Sabha member to represent Nagaland in the Indian Parliament.

Padma Award 2020 was declared in Jan 2020 and ceremonies were supposed to take place in March 2020. But the award ceremony was postponed due to pandemic.

Padma Awards 2020 from other North Eastern States includes:

  • Arunachal Pradesh (2), Assam (5), Manipur (2), Meghalaya (1), Mizoram(2), Tripura (1)

Padma Shri 2020 Portal

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