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Locale in Kohima wants alcohol out of the colony

By EMN Updated: Feb 10, 2020 11:33 pm
Members of Peraciezie colony take out a procession in pursuit of prohibiting production, store and sale of liquor in the colony.

Dimapur, Feb. 10 (EMN): Pursuing a resolution of the Peraciezie Mothers’ Union (PMU) and the Peraciezie Youth Organisation to prohibit production, store and sale of liquor in Peraciezie colony with effect from February 1, members of the Peraciezie colony took out a ‘march against liquor trade,’ on February 1.

The Peraciezie Youth Organisation issued a press release to the media on Monday informing about the event.

Hundreds of people from all walks of life participated in the procession which the updates informed started from the Peracieizie junction.

The event was supported by Lhisemia Council, Lhisemiapfü Mechü Krotho, Lhisemia Youth Organisation, Rhüdezou Council, Rhüdezou Lhisepfüko Krotho, Rhüdezou Youth Organisation, Zienuobadze, Perizie, Themezie, Sepfüzou, Rokabozou, Bayavü and various churches.

The police and district administration provided security and traffic personnel, it stated.

Vikepeü Yaotsu, advisor to the PMU, spoke to the gathering about why the PMU was formed and how they had been trying their best to ‘control’ the liquor trade in Peraciezie colony.

Visalie Kelio, head GB, informed the gathering that the “liquor trade” will now be totally prohibited in the colony.

“Peraciezie colony expresses its gratitude to each organisation and individual who participated in the colony for their support and solidarity with Peraciezie colony. The colony is also grateful to the house owners, shop owners and shopkeepers for heeding to the appeal of the colony and their co-operation,” the press release stated.

By EMN Updated: Feb 10, 2020 11:33:00 pm