REUU plea for separate quota
DIMAPUR: Rengma Educated Unemployed Union (REUU) has appealed to state government to decentralize schemes and projects under Veterinary &Animal Husbandry on the basis of indigenous tribal population or sub-division covering single tribe, allot separate quota and treat Rengma region as mini district in order to redress grievance of REUU. Union alleged that Veterinary &Animal Husbandry had deprived people of Rengma community so many years by not giving proper advertisements or information on schemes or selecting rightful candidates. A press release issued by union president Tegibu Tep further alleged that government had omitted Rengma region from its livestock map by declaring it as a “Non-livestock zones. Union said that if government failed to deliver justice to Rengma people, it would take its own course of action and would not be held responsible for any consequences. Further, REUU has extended support to Educated Unemployed Union Nagaland (EUUN) for their contributions toward up-liftment of educated unemployed youth.
DIMAPUR: An eleven-day long ‘Bhagawat Mahapuran’ programme will be held from March 15 at Singhadevi Mandir, Chandmari, Kohima. Organised by Gorkha Singhadevi Mandir Sanchalan Samity (Gorkha community), the programme would begin with ‘Varun Yatra’ on Monday at 6.57 a.m. and on the other days pujas will begin at 8 a.m, and conclude at 5.45 p.m., with a 2 hour break in the afternoon. Organising Committee Chairman Bishnu Rana informed that a team of 11 purohits will perform various rites, yagyas, and render purbachans on all 11 days.
NGP distribution ceremony
DIMAPUR: The 2009 Nirmal Gram Puraskar distribution ceremony will be held on March 16, 11 a.m. at Multi Purpose Hall ‘A’, IG Stadium, Kohima with state chief minister Neiphiu Rio as chief guest. Minister for PHED Dr. Ngangshi K. Ao will deliver the welcome address. State Chief Secretary who is also Chairman, State Water Sanitation Mission will chair the function.