BISHNUPUR, September 29: As part of the nation-wide sanitation cleanliness campaign which was launched on September 25, a mass rally cum public meeting was held today at the Bishnupur Headquarter.
The rally cum meeting was organised by the District Water and Sanitation Committee Bishnupur and Bishnupur District Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) Co-ordinating Committee.
The campaign was also participated by District Level officers and staff of different departments in the district, representatives of local governing bodies, students and teachers of different schools.
People converged at the Bishnupur Mayangamba Community Hall from where the mass rally was flagged off by the district commissioner Bobby Waikhom.
Those participating the rally held placards promoting washing of hands before every meal, clean and healthy society, sanitary latrines for every household, healthy body and Swachh Bharat Mission.
A team of the Bishnupur District Police also guarded the rally.
After the rally, a public meeting was also held at the Kiyamba Shanglen with DC Bobby Waikhom who is also the chairman of the District Water and Sanitation Committee was the chief guest and EE Bishnupur PHED O Meino was the president.
Bishnupur Municipal Council chairperson L Lolindro, SDO Nambol Ramananda Nongmeikappam, SDO Moirang Bantee Konthoujam, SDO Bishnupur Radhakanta, SDPO Bishnupur Rameshwar, Saiton GP Pradhan Samungou attended as guests of honour.
Speaking at the public meeting, the DC appealed to the general public to gather their garbage and waste at a corner of their residences so that the garbage collectors can collect them.
Meino appealed to the people to make the campaign a success by October 2, 2019.