8: The Salesian Province of Dimapur, comprising the states of Arunachal Pradesh, upper Assam, Manipur and Nagaland, felicitated 13 Salesians in a common jubilee celebration at Don Bosco Hr. Mathew Tharakan (Diamond Jubilarians of Religious Profession), Fr. Kuriakose Palathinkal (Golden Jubilarians of Religious Profession), Fr. Cyriac Manipadam were honoured in absentia as they are working out of Northeast India. Two other silver jubilarians of Religious Profession, Brother Biju Joseph and Fr. Guangdiat Nicholas (Silver Jubilarians of Religious profession). Thomas acknowledged and thanked the parents, the Salesian Congregation and especially God who has helped them to live and work for youth as members of the Salesian Congregation founded by St. School, Padampukhri, performed a rhythmic choreography.
The two main highlights of the day’s jubilee celebrations consisted of the Jubilee Eucharist and a felicitation programme both of which were held in the auditorium of DBHSS, Dimapur. Mathew Tharakan and concelebrated by over 60 other priests including Fr. The little kids of BOSCOME schools delighted everyone with a lively Hindi dance.