One day awareness programme focusing on livestock-piggery farming was organized by Naga Peoples’ Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) in collaboration with Diocesan Social Service Society (DSSS) at Hungpung village, Ukhrul District on August 20. About 200 individuals representing 20 SHGs participated in the programme.
The programme was organised as part of NPMHR’s promotion of economic development of indigenous peoples/tribals as enunciated in UN declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples. It aimed to develop avenues for indigenous peoples/tribals to maintain their economic and social systems of indigenous peoples/tribals. Hungyohong Ningshen, member, NPMHR, gave a brief introduction on the intrinsic link between economic, social and cultural rights and civil and political rights. Dr. Ngahorshai Luithui, district veterinary officer provided in depth inputs into the arts and science of livestock piggery farming.
NYC bans antisocial acts
Dimapur: Stating that many antisocial activities have been practicing in and around Nagarjan area, the Nagarjan (Kuda) Youth Club (NYC), Dimapur warned that any citizen found guilty will be dealt with and that the club would not be accountable for any untoward incident with its jurisdiction. This was stated in a joint press statement issued by the club’s president and general secretary.