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Organisations contribute towards COVID-19 exigencies

Organisations contribute towards COVID-19 exigencies
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 3/28/2020 9:13:53 AM IST

While the COVID-19 situation has put the entire world to a standstill, the shortage of food is on the rise for the daily wage earners and the poor citizens. In an effort to stand by the needy at the hour of crisis, various organisations are coming forward to contribute towards the cause. 

Khriehu reaches out to senior citizens:  Khriehu Liezietsu, MLA from 10th Northern Angami-I Assembly Constituency has been distributing rice and daal to senior citizens and needy people in his constituency since March 26 to mitigate their hardships during the nation-wide lockdown. MLA and his team distributed 10 kilos of rice along with 4 kilos of daal to each and every senior citizen living in his constituency. Till Saturday, 2000 senior citizens have received the essential items. In addition to the essential items, pamphlets were also distributed to the citizens and other people on do’s and don’ts on the deadly Covid-19. They also distributed hand washing facilities with hand sanitizers at 20 colony junctions. Liezietsu said due to the lockdown and restriction for combating the deadly Covid-19, their people have been facing hardships. “To keep them healthy and peaceful during this period of unprecedented restriction, we have been distributing rice and dal to the senior citizens,” he said. “We will continue to distribute the same to the needy soon and our people should not suffer for want of food.” (Correspondent) 

ENPO contributes to CM’s relief fund: Eastern Naga People’s Organization (ENPO) in solidarity contributes Rs. 50,000/- towards CM’s relief fund and Rs. 25000/- each to the four districts of Eastern Nagaland, namely Tuensang, Mon, Longleng and Kiphire. ENPO decided to contribute not because of self-sufficiency, but to extend solidarity on behalf of the people of EN, stated an ENPO member. (Correspondent)

SBAK-Aizuto donates: Dr. Rev. Daniel Chishi pastor Zunheboto Town Sumi Baptist Church SBAK-Aizuto donated Rs 100,000 (1 lakh) to Peter Lichamo deputy commissioner as contribution towards the pandemic COVID-19 medical aid. He was accompanied by Kihoto Zhimo deacon chairman and the deacons. 

LSU provides PPE to police personnels: Lotha Students’ Union (LSU) led by president, Ashanthung Humtsoe handed over protective preventive equipments (PPE) to OC Wokha, N, Nchumbemo Kikon for police personnel working on the frontline on March 28. OC thanked the LSU for the initiative undertaken for the welfare of the personnel. 

Jain Samaj: Volunteers of Jain Samaj in Dimapur took up their social responsibility by contributing four hundred food packets, fruits & water to the police personnel, doctors & nurses, volunteers besides the desolate people surrounding Marwari Patti for the fourth day, under the chairmanship of Kailash Jhanjhri. President Om Prakash Sethi announced that Dimapur Jain Samaj will keep serving the society daily in general pro-actively during the whole period of lockdown. Samaj stands by the administration for any needs & to implement the regulations too, every which way.

Dimapur Bongs distributes food to stranded people: Dimapur Bongs along with Shree Gurudwara Sikh community and the Dimapur Bengali Samaj (DBS) distributed food to more than 200 people who are stranded under the flyover and the footpath around the Kalibari Road on March 28. A press release from Dimapur Bongs president stated that, the food were cooked and packed by the members of the Dimapur Bongs. It may be noted that the members of Dimapur Bongs are maintaining one metre distance even during the preparation of food and distribution. Dimapur Bongs also appealed citizens of Dimapur to stand by the needy people and contribute in the best possible way to the poor and needy regardless of caste, creed and religion. 

Xaqhe SHG feeds the poor: Xaqhe Self Help Group (SHG) from Shozukhu village, Dimapur has started humanitarian service of feeding the beggars during the lockdown. 

KLH contributes: Kohima Lotha Hoho (KLH) on March 28 took a noble step to contribute towards the fight against COVID-19 in the state by permitting the NSDMA to utilize its conference hall at Kezieke along with the furniture and other facilities for the present state-wide lockdown period. DIPR reported that the premise has been set up as the state control room to tackle COVID-19 by the state government.

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