The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi had addressed the gathering at the Meghalaya Golden Jubilee Celebration via Live Stream.
Shri. Conrad K. Sangma, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Chief Guest in absentia also addressed the gathering via Live Stream.
Address from the Governor of Meghalaya, Shri. Satya Pal Malik was read out by the MC.
The Government of Meghalaya through the Directorate of Information and Public Relations, along with the Northeast India AV Archive, St. Anthony’s College have created the ‘Memory Crate’, time capsule.
A time capsule is a historic cache of goods or information to hold records that capture key moments in history, which promise to benefit our future generations.
The Memory Crate was closed after the Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister, Shri. Prestone Tynsong had placed his letter inside it.
The Memory Crate contains photographs, illustrations, souvenirs, magazines, books, maps and letters from citizens. It will be locked from the 21st of January 2022 and opened 50 years from now i.e., 21st January 2072. When reopened, the contents in the memory crate will serve as a yardstick for the aspirations and development of the state.
Additionally, the Memory crate is being locked using a traditional lock made in Mylliem Village.
The Shillong Chamber Choir has carried the name of Shillong and our state all over the world. They’ve performed for Kings and Queens and Presidents and Prime Ministers and for the biggest names we know.
The Shillong Chamber Choir enthralled the audience with their energetic and patriotic performance, adding a sense of grandness to the Meghalaya Golden Jubilee Celebration.
The Meghalaya Golden Jubilee Celebration came to a close with the Vote of Thanks by Smti. R.V. Suchiang, IAS, Chief Secretary to the Govt. of Meghalaya.
The Petals of Harmony Choir, St. Anthony's College, Music Department gave the closing performance by singing the National Anthem.