BORDUMSA, July 15: The week long meaningful agenda of socio-cultural awakening aiming to curb various anti-social activities as conceived by Tangsa Youth Association soon after its formation in June last week concluded recently in a befitting manner yielding a significant response from all the targeted seven Tangsa inhabited belts of Bordumsa-Diyun Circle in Changlang District of Arunachal Pardesh.
The relentless drive which kicked off with a day-long programme at Ballupather village under Diyun Circle had been organized by the association under the aegis of the Tangsa Apex Body (Tangsa Development Society) of Bordumsa-Diyun circle.
‘Reaching out extensively to all the Tangsa inhabited pockets and particularly among the youths to inspire them to instill among them the sense of renaissances and stand together to combat the various social evils was the primary objective of the TDS’, explained the secretary of the association Jentun Sangkey, adding ‘the most venomous among the evils gripping the society is drug abuse’.
‘We covered seven villages in the circle wherin extra stress was laid to urge the youths in particular to shun the path of drug addiction and stand united to reform the existing evils gripping the community thus combating the forces of various anti-social activities with an iron feast’, remarked the President of TDS Bohon Bo.
Drug menace being the epicentre of the agenda remained the major issue on the table, the association and the society together encouraged the addicts to come forward for medication, de-addiction and rehabilitation which the TDS would organize in all the pockets for mass emancipation from the bondage of drug-addiction.
It is pertinent to add here that being inspired by such relentless and extensive drive which generated wide awareness and appreciation amongst the Tangsa people and the like, the tea tribe organizations among the adivasi people in Bordumsa-Diyun too have been preparing a similar drives to realize the various desired objectives.
‘The adivasi component in both the circles being politically instrumental have been considered as a deciding factor over a period of time but ironically remains deprived of rightful claims in various aspects mainly because of ignorance, illiteracy, superstitions and the exploitative nature of the employers,” lamented a budding Adivasi leader of Bordumsa Purna Gwala.