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NSACS Naga Idol 3.08 : Roadshow kicks off today

Members of Dorians Society with Naga Idol contestants at Circuit House, Dimapur, Friday. (NP)
Published on 25 Oct. 2008 12:51 AM IST
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Dorians Society, Dimapur in aid of the victims of communal violence in Orissa – a way of sharing its solidarity to the victims – and its commitment to give the young talents the platform to excel and win laurels for themselves is organizing NSACS Naga Idol 3.08 Roadshow starting Saturday at DDSC stadium with chairman of Strings Entertainment as chief guest. Addressing a press meet at Dimapur Circuit House, Friday, executive convener of Dorian Society, Ao Meren said though there are countless slogans shouting against communal violence, there aren’t enough effort to help the victims, and in observing their plight he added, the society has come up with an initiative to organize the Naga Idol roadshow to help raise funds for the affected. Besides, he pointed out that in buying ticket for the show, one would not only contribute to the victims but the Idol aspirants as well, and appealed the public to buy tickets to help someone rebuild their life. “The main objective of organizing Naga Idol roadshow was to garner public support for the affected people.” “We are totally against communal violence”, he said. He also disclosed that during the show various clips, write ups on Orissa would be shown and distributed. Also talking to presspersons, NSACS additional programme director, Dr. L Yanthan said the primary objective of supporting the reality show was to carry out the message of HIV/AIDS prevention and measures to the youth. “Since the present youth are so much into music, we have decided to educate the youth about the HIV/AIDS thorough this show,” Dr. Yanthan said. He felt the Naga Idol show was the right medium to disseminate the knowledge of HIV/AIDS. “Through this medium (Naga Idol) we are expecting a large response from the youth about the knowledge of HIV/AIDS,” NSACS additional programme director said. Dr. Yanthan further disclosed the trend of supporting the show would continue even in later seasons. According to organizers the tickets are priced at Rs. 1000 (admit two with seating facility along with refreshments); Rs.500 (admit two without refreshments) and Rs.50 (gallery). Show would begin 5 p.m, however the gates will be opened by 3 p.m. The show is a targeted effort to reach out to today’s youth with themes which are integral to their life. (Staff Reporter)

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