NSDYO clarifies on formation of new unions
DIMAPUR: Reacting to the press release on formation of new unions and organisation under Niuland sub-division, the Niuland sub-division youth organisation (NSDYO) has clarified that the organisation was formed for the welfare of the youth under its jurisdiction and to work under the guidance of the GBs and not against the wishes of other unions. NSDYO also clarified that no forum under the name ‘Niuland Citizens Forum’ existed in Niuland area but only Niuland Area Citizens Forum which was approved by the GBs union.
Reiterating its aim to eradicate anti-social elements, NSDYO said it had resolved to take action against any of its members indulging in anti-social activities in and around its jurisdiction and also in Dimapur and also cautioned outsiders not to indulge anti-social activities.
NSDYO president M. Viyito Swu, spokesperson Ghukato Awomi and general secretary H. Vikishe Chophy in a press statement appealed to law enforcing agencies and civil authorities to cooperate with the organisation.
Meanwhile, NSDYO has requested all villagers under Niuland sub-division to nominate one village representatives to the respective area in-charge.
Butchers dupe consumers in Kohima
DIMAPUR: Nagaland voluntary consumers’ organisation (NVCO) has expressed concern over the malpractices by the butchers in daily markets at the state capital.
Highlighting the issues on rampant cheating of consumers, NVCO executive member Rabemo Murry who along with two of his friends were also duped twice by the butchers, said illegal means of measuring weight were detected from the butchers upon thorough checking.
According to the NVCO executive member, when he and his friends bought 25 kgs of meat, a shortage of 9.70 kgs out of 25kgs of meat was detected.
NVCO in a press release issued by its president Keshokhoto Savi stated that besides other consumers, students of Kohima Law College were also cheated by the butchers earlier on August 13 at KMC market, Sükrozie (BOC) in which a shortage of 4.20 kgs out of 15kgs of meat were detected. NVCO stated that despite a representation submitted to DC Kohima by students of Kohima Law College to put up an electronic weighing scale in the market and to impose penalty to the defaulters, neither the government nor Kohima Municipal Council responded to the representation.
October 6 incident compromised
KOHIMA: With regard to the incident on October 6 at Phor village where some youth belonging to the Phor community assaulted one NSCN GPRN mobile 5 commandant “Lt Col”. Kuruchu, Phor Youth Club has clarified that the issue had been compromised and settled between the youth and the “Naga army” through mutual understanding. The Club therefore appealed to all community/organization not to re-published or inquire on the incident.