Dimapur, April 2: The Mokokchung Town Lanur Telongjem (MTLT) today distributed essential food items to the needy people in Mokokchung town covering all the 18 wards under Mokokchung municipality. The essential commodities distributed today for free included rice, lentils and flour which was distributed to about 1800 needy households in the town. The essential supplies were distributed to genuine needy people by the respective youth organizations and authorities of the 18 wards.
MTLT undertook the distribution of the essential commodities after obtaining due permission from the district administration and by adopting social distancing protocols and all standard operating procedures. The deputy commissioner of Mokokchung, Limawapang Jamir expressed appreciation to MTLT for the humanitarian act who also said that the district administration was overstretched in the battle against COVID-19 and that such noble initiatives were welcome.
After receiving suggestions from many citizens in the wake of the 21-day national lockdown, MTLT initiated a fund raising campaign and raised a substantial amount. The list of donors from far and near who contributed towards the cause will be published in due course of time. MTLT convey out heartfelt gratitude to all the well-wishers for their contributions.
The total quantity of essential commodities distributed today included 9 metric tons of rice, 1.08 metric ton of lentils and 1.08 metric ton of flour. (Page News Service)