Tuensang, December 10: A motorcycle rally with Frontier Royal Enfield En-Bloc (F.R.E.E) was organized by the District Administration, Sakhi-One Stop Centre and Mahila Shakti Kendra at the parade ground today on the theme “Leave no one behind: End violence against Women and Girls”.
F.R.E.E is a bikers club based in Tuensang formed in the year 2014 with the objective of contributing to the society through charity works and empowering youths in the Town.
Chulongla, administrator, Sakhi-One Stop Centre, stated, “Be an ambassador of the message that domestic violence is not a family issue but a crime”, further adding, “Having a male group today to spread this message will make a huge difference”.
Speaking on the occasion, Kumar Ramnikant, IAS, Deputy Commissioner Tuensang, underscored that although violence by women against women is not prominent in Nagaland, it does exist in other Indian states and awareness on this regard is equally important.
While appreciating F.R.E.E for being a part of the campaign, Ramnikant also urged the club to continue being a part of change and peace wherever they go.
Chulongla the district administrator Sakhi One Stop Centre also said that domestic violence is not to be taken as family problems or normal but it is a crime.
She also said that to end the violence against women it should start at home and it should be protected. Spreading of message to end the violence should not end today but rather should it should be kept spreading, she added.
Also participating in the campaign, Ramnikant flagged off the rally. (Page News Service)