Dimapur, December 9: District Public Relations Officer Dimapur, Lolano Patton formally launched masks distribution programme to the masses in the streets of Dimapur, initiated by Tir Yimyim – a leading Ao vernacular paper from Nagaland – on December 9 at Super Market Dimapur.
Volunteers from Dimapur Press Club (DPC), Act of Kindness, Dimapur Ao Baptist Church (DABA) Child Education Ministry and staff of Tir Yimyim participated in the
Speaking on the occasion, Patton lauded Tir Yimyim family led by its editor and publisher, K Temjen Jamir for taking the lead in taking the extra initiative for the cause of humanity, besides educating the people about COVID-19 through its print coverage. Indeed it is a proud moment for the entire press fraternity, she commented.
She mentioned that COVID-19 would be there for a long time until a proper vaccine is found and said as responsible citizens we should keep on reminding the masses not to be complacent but to compulsorily follow the three golden rules to stay away from COVID 19 for the safety of oneself as well as for the safety of others.
Editor and Publisher Tir Yimyim said that the masks distribution programme could be initiated through the contribution of readers and well wishers. He said that the washable cotton masks stitched by differently abled persons will be distributed in the streets of Dimapur covering Super Market, G.S Market, Church Road and New Market. Masks would be distributed to people walking in the streets without masks and also to those who are using disposable masks, he said.
Youth Pastor DABA, invoked God’s blessings.
(Page News Service)