The Morung Express

Governor visits landslide affected areas in Chare Town

Governor P.B. Acharya with government officials and various NGOs at Chare Village during his visit on September 10. (DIPR Photo)

 

Raises relief fund with Chare Baptist Church, women organisations

 

Tuensang, September 11 (MExN): Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya visited landslide affected areas in Chare Town and halted for the night at the 5th COB Assam Rifles Camp on September 10. In the evening, he interacted with village councils, GBs, church workers, women organisations, government officials, security agencies and NGOs, stated a DIPR report.

 

During the interaction, various public leaders spoke about the plight and lack of development in the area. The area administrative officer also apprised the Governor about Chare being one of the oldest EAC administrative outposts in Nagaland which was established in 1968 and appealed earnestly for upgradation to SDO Headquarters.

 

In the next day, the Governor visited Chare village for a breakfast cum interaction programme hosted by the village council. Speaking on the programme, he shared how Nagas should change their mindset and contribute more to our society instead of being dependable on the government. He also said hard work and dedication can bring a lot of changes in our society. Further, he encouraged the people to be self sustaining by utilising the rich biodiversity resources available in the region.

 

Appealing to the community for contributions towards the relief fund, the Chare Baptist Church, women organisations and the public came forward to willingly donate for the fund, a total amount of Rs. 16,548/ was collected. The programme was followed dances by two dancing troupes cultural in their rich traditional attired.