Dimapur, October 13: Along with the rest of the nation, a week-long Wildlife Week was celebrated by the Tuensang Forest Division on October10. Kumar Ramnikant, Deputy Commissioner of Tuensang, and Vishal, Superintendent of Police Tuensang, graced the occasion.
DFO of Tuensang Samom Khelen Singh delivered the keynote address where he highlighted the significance of wildlife and also reminded a citizen’s duty to preserve and have a sustainable relationship with nature.
While speaking on the occasion, Vishal spoke about ecological imbalance caused by human activities such as hunting and deforestation.
Kumar Ramnikant said that due to the Naga society’s hunting practices, huge parts of the forest and its wildlife have already disappeared from the vicinity. He advocated practicing environmentally friendly habits and to reduce the use of plastics and other harmful chemical substances.
He concluded by acknowledging the Department for organizing such programs. Around 50 students participated from various schools where cash prizes along with certificates were awarded to the winners of essay and drawing competitions.
(Page News Service)