Kohima, April 16, 2012: Several Churches, colonies within Kohima town and villages along the NH 29 conducted mass social work Monday to clean up the piles of garbage, mainly in view of the ensuing NBCC platinum jubilee.
In Kohima , Meriema village, Rüleizou colony, Mao Baptist Church,Tangkhul Baptist Church, Konyak Baptist Church, Peraciezie Baptist Church besides several other colonies conducted mass garbage cleaning works.
Dr Shürhozelie Liezietsu, minister for Urban development also took part in the sanitation drive. The minister along others swept the NH 61 from his residence and later joined the team from Meriema village till the Fishery department office point setting an example that no work should be considered too low for any one.
Along the NH 29, Piphema village, Peducha village, Medziphema town A Baptist Church, Town Baptist Chruch Chumukedima, UBC Chumukedima and various Baptist churches of Dimapur under the aegis of Dimapur Baptist pastors’ fellowship also conducted mass social work Monday.
Outstanding performance was made by Medziphema town A Baptist Church members. They transported the members all along the areas towards Pherima and cleared away more than eight truck-loads of garbage, mainly discarded plastic bottles, plastic wastes, papers, etc., lying along the road sides and drains.
As scheduled, Angami Youth Organisation (AYO) began its first day of sanitation vigilance in Kohima town where about 70 volunteers took part in sensitizing and informing the road side shop owners/keepers on sanitation.
More were expected to take part Tuesday when AYO volunteers gather at Phoolbari at 11.00 a.m. They were to take part in physical collection of litters along the road from North Police station to Mohonkholla Kohima and thereafter they would continue with supervisory works in the following days on all the three selected main areas.
It may be stated that many more colonies including the 300 plus volunteers from Khedi Baptist Church, Kohima village were scheduled to go for mass social work in Kohima Tuesday. Along the national highway, Jotsoma village, Secu Zubza, etc would also conduct mass social work. (Source: NPN)