Mokokchung: Public meeting against crimes against women & ‘social evils’ today

Mokokchung, June 14 (MExN): A mass public meeting is being organized at Police Point, Mokokchung Town at 9:30am on Friday, June 15 against the rising crimes against women and “social evils” in society.


A press release from the organizing committee Convener, Limanungsang and Member Secretary, Longrangty Longchar informed that the meeting titled ‘Mokokchung Town public meeting on crimes against women and social evils in the society’ is being called by all the apex organizations of Mokokchung Town and the Ao community namely—Mokokchung Town Ao Telongjem, All Ward Union Mokokchung, Mokokchung Town Lanur Telongjem, Ao Senden, Watsu Mungdang and Ao Kaketshir Mungdang.


The organizers stated that the public meeting was necessitated after the recent rape of a minor girl in Mokokchung Town on June 10 at Mongsenbai ward and also because of the “rampant and obvious increase in the incidents of crime against women and social evils in the society.”


Towards this end, the apex Ao people’s organization – Ao Senden – called a meeting on Wednesday, June 13 where the different Ao organizations deliberated on the issue and nominated a resolution cum organizing committee drawn in from all the organizations.


In this regard, all commercial shops will remain closed during the public meeting hour. Different organizations have been entrusted with specific works to make the meeting a success.


The organizing committee, nominated by the joint organizations, has invited all the public of Mokokchung Town, irrespective of age, gender or communities to come and attend the public meeting “which is being organized in the greater interest and welfare of the people of Mokokchung town.”