Peren District celebrated 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

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Peren District celebrated 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at DC’s Conference Hall, District Hq. Peren on 2nd October, 2020.

Deputy Commissioner Peren, Sentiwapang Aier, NCS spoke on the role played by Mahatma Gandhi during the India’s struggle for freedom and also on the non-violence movement started by Mahatma Gandhi. He also encouraged the gathering to consider Gandhiji as their role model and further urged them to work with utmost sincerity and with zeal in their field of work in order to achieve something great in life.

EAC and Nodal Officer BBBP Peren, Sukhalu Chisi stressed on the topic “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP)”. He said BBBP literally means “Save the Girl Child, Educate Her” and it was launched by the Prime Minister of India on 22nd January, 2015 and is also a joint initiative of MoWCD, MoHFW & MoHRD. Further, Chisi also highlighted the aims and objectives of BBBP Campaign.

Peren District Legal Services Authority Retainer Lawyer, Asungbe also spoke on the topic “Equality has no gender”, “Naga Women and the reservation issue” and “Women in decision making”.

The programme was chaired by ARO Peren, Moses Newmai, while keynote address was delivered by SDO (C) Peren, Vejoyo Swuro and entertainment by DB, Adwa.

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FIT India walk for peace celebrated at Kohima

DIPR: Celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Fit India Walk for Peace was flagged off from the PHQ Junction P.R. Hill Kohima by the Director of Youth Resources and Sports, Asangla Imti on 2nd October 2020.

Speaking at the flagging off programme, Asangla Imti said that FIT India Movement is organized and celebrated in remembrance of the good deeds of Mahatma Gandhi who was a social reformer and laid the principle of non-violence which not only made an impact for India but for the world as well and that Gandhi fought for the upliftment of the poor and their self-reliance, discrimination etc and as a tribute to for his good deeds of non-violence the walk is organized which would bring harmony, she added.

The FIT India Movement has been launched by the Prime Minister on 29th August 2019. This movement is a people’s movement wherein every citizen gives time to himself for being physically active and fit.

The Fit India Walk for Peace was partaken by National Service Scheme volunteers, officers and staff of YRS and well-wishers and culminated at the Local ground Kohima. Vote of thanks was proposed by National Service Scheme (NSS) Officer, Zeneikho.

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