Religion should remain in private domain: Governor

Religion should remain in  private domain: Governor

Dimapur, May 3: Nagaland Governor, PB Acharya has stated that religion should be made personal to make a man better and that it must remain in the private domain of the individual.
“You are proud to be a Christian, I am proud to be a Hindu”, he said while sending out a message that religion must remain in private domain.
The Governor stated this while interacting with leaders of frontal organizations of Mokokchung town Thursday morning.
According to a DIPR report, the Governor had wide ranging discussions with the leaders on various issues including an acceptable solution to the protracted Naga political issues, opening a new avenue for the unemployed educated youth and making renewed effort for over all development of the State at par with the rest of the states, with special focus on education and training of young people for entrepreneurship.
In his meeting with leaders of Ao Senden, Watsu Mungdang and Ao Students Conference, Acharya shared his views on early solution to the protracted Naga political issue and hoped that it may “happen soon”. Ao Senden, Watsu Mungdang and Ao student’ leaders also shared their views on the cherished dream of the Nagas for a respectable agreement.
The Governor also met members of Mokokchung Chambers of Commerce led by its president Tsukti Longkumer and heard their problems including merchant and transportation problems due to poor road. He insisted that ‘training of young people’ for entrepreneurship should be made one of their agenda.
Acharya also had fruitful meeting with members of Mokokchung Press Club led by its president Limalenden. The Governor expressed his appreciation to Ao vernacular newspapers ‘Ao Milen’ and ‘Tir Yim Yim’ for their role in information dissemination down to the rural people.
Later, the Governor met Heads of Offices in the District at ADC (Planning) conference hall and inquired about the implementation of welfare programmes both Central as well as State, particularly flagship programmes for the upliftment of the poorest of the poor section. On education, the Governor called upon the concerned department to make greater efforts to show better performance, saying that students belonging to poorer sections are in Government schools as they cannot afford private schools.
The HoOs meeting was chaired by ADC Mokokchung, W Manpai Phom. (Page News Service)