Dimapur, September 11: Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya visited landslide affected areas in Chare town and halted for the night at the 5th COB Assam Rifles Camp on September 10. In the evening, he interacted with village councils, GBs, church workers, women organisations, government officials, security agencies and NGOs.
During the interaction, various public leaders spoke about the plight and lack of development in the area. The area administrative officer also apprised the Governor about Chare being one of the oldest EAC administrative outpost in Nagaland which was established in 1968 and appealed earnestly for upgradation to SDO Headquarters.
On September 11, the Governor visited Chare village for a breakfast cum interaction programme hosted by the village council. Speaking on the programme he shared how Nagas should change their mindset and contribute more to our society instead of being dependable on the government. He said hard work and dedication can bring a lot of changes in our society. Further, he encouraged the people to be self sustaining by utilising the rich biodiversity resources available in the region.
Appealing to the community for contributions towards the relief fund, the Chare Baptist Church, women organisations and the public came forward to willingly donate for the fund Rs 16,548 that was collected.
(Page News Service)