"Kangpokpi must collectively decide to declare war on drugs"
KANGPOKPI, May 12: Saitu AC MLA Haokholet Kipgen has appealed to the public to unanimously and collectively support the Chief Minister's "War on Drugs" campaign.
The MLA made the appeal while addressing a felicitation and thanksgiving ceremony organized in his honour by civil bodies of Saitu Gamphazol area and Saparmaina area at SP Ngaimun village today.
Speaking on the occasion, Haokholet Kipgen strongly advocated curbing the drug menace in Saitu and Kangpokpi at the earliest.
Stating that there was no post-election violence in Saitu AC, the MLA thanked God and appreciated the people, especially the women folk who contributed a lot through their unceasing prayer during the election.
"The absence of post-election violence is the first indication of change in Saitu AC", he added.
Advocating the CM's War on Drugs campaign, he encouraged the people of Saitu to plant saplings that can serve the society and bid adieu to illegal poppy cultivation.
"The 3 assembly constituencies of Kangpokpi district must come together and initiate a unanimous and collective decision to declare support for the Chief Minister's War on Drugs campaign", he asserted.
Earlier, Rev Henkhomang Tuboi, Church Pastor, KBC Centre Church Salem Saparmeina led the thanksgiving and blessing prayer for the local MLA.
Leaders of Saitu Gamphazol Area Village Organization, Saitu Gamphazol Area Women Organization, Saitu Gamphazol Area Youth Organization, Saparmeina Area Village Association, Saparmeina Area Women Association, and United Saparmeina Youth Club also attended the function.