Saturday, July 20, 2024

D Block Ward 6 holds common platform for ULB candidates

D Block

Declares one man one vote by genuine voters only

Kohima, June 20: The common platform for Kohima Municipal Ward No. 6, D Block was held today at the Panchayat Hall for the two candidates – NDPP nominee Thenusou Sekhose Yhome and NPP candidate Kekhrieletuo Belho.
It was organized by D Block Youth Organization (DBYO) under the aegis of the Colony Panchayat.
D Block chairman Kevi Vizo delivering the welcome address expressed hope that the two candidates are contesting not for personal gains but for the common welfare of the colony.
Maintaining that in election one will win and other will loss, he appealed that both should not turn foes but continue to work together for the colony.
He also encouraged the candidates, supporters and party workers not to use abusive languages against each other but uphold mutual respect.
Chairing the programme, DBYO vice president Ronald Chase read out the resolution adopted by the panchayat and frontal organizations which states no proxy vote would be allowed as it would enforce one man one vote to genuine voters of the colony.
The panchayat has also restricted opening more than one office and camp by the candidates and also forbidden distribution of intoxicants during election period.
NDPP candidate Thenusou Sekhose Yhome speaking first said that she desire to work for the welfare of the community through a bigger platform with a dream to make D Block a model ward.
While sharing visionsfor the ward, she said some specific concerns are to make the colony secure for the denizens, improve water facility, footpath, drainage and also work for widow, older people and PwDs and youth employability through skill development. In order to work towards the goal, she appealed people to vote for her so as to work together with ruling government of the state.
“I alone cannot fulfill the dreams of a better colony but with the support of the colony people will fulfill the aspirations,” she said while urging conscious voting.
“If we are with the ruling party, we will benefit and can bring developmental funds, she said while wooing the electorates.
NPP candidate Kekhrieletuo Belho said grew up in the colony and served as the Youth President for two terms through which his team initiated various activities including street lights and sanitation activities.
Belho said he is contesting the poll to work for betterment of the colony, while special initiatives will be taken to skill the youth for employability.
He appealed the electorates to give him a chance to serve them better.
The programme commenced with a prayer by DBYO statistical secretary Rubina Siwa and concluded with vote of thanks from vice president Thejakhrielie Zumu.
(Page News Service)