Villagers of hills and plain shares essential items

Villagers of hills and plain shares essential items

Written By: / Wednesday, 13 May 2020 17:22

IT News
Imphal, May 13

Villagers of Keikao, Tamenlong District and Moidangpok in Imphal West district exchanged vegetables and other essential items to meet the needs of the villagers during difficult times.
Due to the ongoing lockdown being taken up as a preventive measure from dreaded pandemic COVID-19 and imposition of restrictions to the movement of general public, there is shortage of essential items and vegetables in both the hills and valley of the state. At such difficult times, sharing of resources between that people of Hills and plains of Manipur will ease the pain of such difficult times. With such thought Villagers of Keikao, Tamenlong District and Moidangpok under the banner of Social Development Association (SDA), Moidangpok Aheibam Leikai, Recent Youth Club (RYC), Moidangpok Maning Leikai along with Meirapibis exchanged vegetables and other essential items.
In an affectionate gesture, representatives of the Keikao Village, Tamenlong District Manipur handed over various vegetables and fruits from the hills to the villagers of Moidangpok. “We have brought the well wishes of Keikao village. We wish that Moidangpok village lead a health and disease free life.” stated Z. Kamei, Chairman, Keikao Village Authority.
A. Pakpi Devi, President, Meira Paibi, Maoidangpok Maning Leikai appreciated the effort made by the Keikao villagers to collect the vegetables and fruits. She stated that such generous actions will lead to a stronger bonding between the people of hills and plains.
A. Ananda Singh highlighted the importance to follow the guidelines of the government to beat the spread of the pandemic. He further stated that we need to be extra cautious considering the fact that the rate of spread of this disease and death due to the pandemic even in many developed countries are alarming.
“Animals attack the weak where as a civilized human will help the weak so that we all march with the same foot step. The donation of vegetables and fruits by villagers of Keikao Village is a sign of their high ethics and brotherly thinking towards the villagers of Moidangpok.” stated Dr. A. Dinamani Singh,  Joint Secretary, Social Development Association. He further wished that villagers of both the villagers stay healthy and interact more in future.
Personal disinfection chamber jointly developed by NIT, Manipur, ATL Sunshine Academy Moidangpok, IKBA Moidangpok with technical input of S. Surjit Singh was deployed at the venue of the simple function. Apart from these, the volunteers of SDA and RYC along with representatives of Meira Paibi handed over rice and vegetables to two persons of Moidangpok who are not able to work because of recent road accidents.

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