Last updated on: June 18, 2018 at 11:28 pm IST
DIMAPUR, JUNE 18: In a drive against illicit liquor initiated by the Diphupar Naga Women Organisation (DNWO) along with Diphupar Naga Youth Organization (DNYO) liquor worth Rs 2.5 lakhs (approx) besides other expired items amounting to further Rs 10,000 were destroyed at Diphupar Village on Monday.
Speaking on the occasion, DNWO chairperson Ajano Lotha said that the liquor was confiscated from within the village jurisdiction from 26 outlets fronting as legitimate business units.
The drive was conducted between April 25 and June 15.
She affirmed that the DNWO will continue to keep an eye on the mushrooming of illicit liquor outlets within the village and called upon the various organisations of Diphupar to extend their support and cooperation to rid the village of the menace of liquor consumption and expiry items.
Kikheto Sumi, DNYO president, in his address said that organizers with the help and support of council and women organizations have been trying its best to suppressed anti-social activities within the vicinity.
Diphupar head GB Khekwetsu also lauded DNWO and DNYO for their efforts and initiatives and informed that the organizations have been continuously trying to curb and seize intoxicated items within the vicinity contributing effortlessly for the betterment of the society and supported the declaration of NBCC to make Nagaland a dry state though the situation has worsen at the present time.
The seized items were destroyed at the premises of Diphupar Village Council Hall, in the presence of DNYO, GBs, church members and public.
(Page News Service)