In commemoration of the completion of 146 birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” was observed across the State wherein volunteers from across the state conducted social work.
In Dimapur, BJYM Nagaland unit along with BJYM Dimapur district conducted Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at ISBT Purana Bazaar Dimapur on Friday. An official press release by BJYM Nagaland unit stated that the team was led by state vice president A. K. Mishra along with Dimapur district Nagaland BJYM president Anthony Sumi, BJP office secretary Lachit Kachari and ISBT in-charge Kavito Sumi. The release stated that the team was appalled at the condition of the state ISBT, which had only few NST buses and three private buses like Jagdish Travels, Deep Travels and Royal Travels plying the buses from ISBT. BJYM has urged the department concerned and district administration to make it mandatory for all other buses and transport to ply from ISBT and to ban private buses and transport plying from various corners of Dimapur. It stated that ISBT instead of growing into a modernised travelling hub is degrading in every sphere and private run transports are encouraged to operate from ISBT.
MAPLE TREE SCHOOL: With the purpose to spread awareness on importance of cleanliness and sanitation, Maple Tree School (MTS) conducted Swachh Bharat campaign, a cleanliness drive from Rangapahar cantonment gate to Industrial area Tinali junction on October 2. During the drive staff and students of grade 6 and above picked up litters, cleared dumping areas and grass and filled up pot holes.
BHSS: Students of Bethesda Higher Secondary School, Walford during the cleaning drive on October 2. Around 200 students and staff from the school took part in the cleaning drive which started from Walford junction.
NMHP, KOHIMA: New Ministers Hill Panchayat, Kohima conducted a mass social work. A joint press release by NMHP chairman Neibo-o Kire and secretary Lima Imsong expressed its gratitude to the administrator and colleagues of Kohima municipal council for providing disposal vehicles, Kohima doordarshan Kendra for media coverage and colony residents for active participation.
OHCC, KOHIMA: With the vision to preserve, protect and revamp the government infrastructural development as their belonging, Officers’ Hill Colony Council (OHCC), Kohima organized social work at box cutting, near Kohima war cemetery on October 2. In a press note, OHCC general secretary Choseta Swuro said as Kohima would be developed soon as a smart city, every social responsible citizen have to come forward in creating awareness on cleanliness drive and protect government infrastructural development. He also said government has built much infrastructural development for the people and it was public duty to protect and safeguard. Swuro stated that many youngsters visit box cutting area frequently at night and misuse the place for extortion, anti-social element and even inviting the death of youth recently. It also informed that in this regard OHCC would be deputing youth members to inspect the area so that such incidents would be avoided in future.
WOKHA: With the initiative of advocacy organization Kyong Youth Initiative (KYI), “My Clean Wokha”, Swachh Bharat- “one step towards cleanliness” was launched by ADC Hotolu Swu on October 2 at Wokha. During launching programme convenor of KYI Yiben R. Humtsoe presented My Clean Wokha which would be carried out widely in the district. He informed that cleanliness activities taken by the citizens in the district would be highlighted on My Clean Wokha. The programme would cover sweeping the streets, cleaning up garbage and organizing frequent cleanliness campaigns to maintaining hygienic environment. President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha(BJYM) Wokha unit Yanchum Jami delivered short speech while Zuchanthung Lotha administered Swachhta Shapath (Cleanliness Pledge) to the members and volunteers in Hindi. The invited personality also assured to extend every help from the administration for the successful implementation of the programme in the future. Cleanliness drive was carried out from main Traffic point to deputy commissioner office by members of KYI and BJYM. KYI also invited young people to take part and help spreading the message of “One step towards cleanliness”.
MOKOKCHUNG: Rotary Club of Mokokchung organized a Marathon in support of Swachh Bharat and also on the theme “Back to School”. The ADC & administrator, Mokokchung Municipal Council Bendanglila, during her address urged the participants that cleanliness should come naturally from the heart, not superficially or just for the occasion of Swachh Bharat but the drive for cleanliness should be an ongoing practice and part of our life. More than 150 members of ‘Interact’ and ‘Rotaract’ Clubs of Mokokchung along with club members participated during the symbolic marathon inside the Town which was flagged of by Bendanglila at 6.30 a.m. after the event, all the participants gathered at the club house for breakfast and fellowship.
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