Zunheboto/Wokha, May 19 (MExN): With an aim to impart legal awareness among students, Zunheboto District Legal Services Authority (ZDLSA) and Wokha District Legal Services Authority (WDLSA) organized district level essay writing competition for students on May 19 and 18 respectively.
ZDLSA: ZDLSA organized the competition at Government Higher Secondary School Zunheboto. Vikuto K. Aye was declared as the winner and Keto N. Assumi and Khelibo K. Assumi bagged second and third prizes respectively.
Earlier, Tovi Z. Yeptho, Retainer Lawyer ZDLSA highlighted the aims and objectives of Legal Services Authority and stressed on the importance of being aware of the legal services for the citizens, which are freely available in all the legal care and support centers in the districts across the state for the interest of justice.
He also apprised on the role of the legal services authority in organizing the programme at schools with an objective to impart legal knowledge and education among students who can play better role in the society for access to justice.
The panel of judges for the competition comprised of Easter H. Yepthomi, Panel Lawyer ZDLSA and Longthai, PGT Political Science.
The winners of the competition were awarded with certificates and cash prizes, while gift hampers were also presented to all the participants from the District Legal Services Authority.
The programme ended with the closing remarks by the Rebecca Chophy, PLV, ZDLSA.
WDLSA: In Wokha, WDLSA organized the contest on the topic ‘Fundamental Rights and Duties’ at DC conference hall. Altogether 17 students from 9 different private and government schools took part in the competition.
David Ezung, Panel Lawyer in his short speech highlighted the various aspects and work of Legal Services Authority.
Delivering the vote of thanks, MA Lotha, Panel Lawyer acknowledged the principals and head of the schools for their co-operation and participation.
Libemo Kithan, Assistant Professor, Mt Tiyi College and Narotila Imchen, Assistant Professor, Mt. Tiyi College were the judges of the essay competition.
Narotila Imchen also gave a brief overview on the performance of the students and gave away the prizes to the winners.
First prize was bagged by Areno Kithan, class 10 of Libemo Memorial School, second prize by Mhonyani O Tungoe, class 10 of Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, and the third prize was won by Tsuktinungla Longchar, class 10 of Libemo Memorial School.