Naga Traditional New Year Festival is praised in the middle January, the time after the harvest and before beginning the cultivating activities again. It is a period that they clarify the record of debts. Besides, they make prayers to have great yields and fair atmosphere and to be liberated from a wide range of sickness and scourge. It was in this festival, family members, relatives and companions from far and close cheerfully meet with each other. In this celebration, the Nagas sing musical melodies and folk dances that mark our custom and culture. Having seen a decent outcome, Naga Traditional New Year Festival was commended in township level as well since 1956-57.
But in the Year 1990, celebrating on different day and in different place was assessed as having powerless companionship and unity of people group. Naga national pioneers set out to commend it on January 15 as the fundamental however starts on 13 with the entry of the folk dancers. Since 1993, Naga Traditional New Year Festival has been celebrating with the help of the state and the state leaders themselves have been attending it. Therefore, it is commended by turn in the hill towns like Layshi, Lahe, Namyun the reason into have greater solidarity and to do regional development in the regions where there is less improvement.