FROM A REPORTER
SHILLONG, April 11: Shillong girl Banteithymmai Nongrum has made it to the fil in the TV reality show, ‘Yes I Am’ on Zing TV channel. The All Meghalaya Dancers Association (AMDA) on Tuesday has revealed this.
“The hard work and dedication of the Association in spreading the word of support for Bateithymmai Nongrum has bore fruit despite not getting any sponsors from anyone,” Darwin L. Mawphlang, general secretary of AMDA said. He informed that in a recent public meeting organized by AMDA on March 30 at Motphran here, its president Kitbok Thabah had sought the state government’s support however till date there has not been any response to the countless memorandums submitted to the government on the grievances encountered by dancers and singers of the state. “This clearly shows that the government has no regard for local youths engaged in dancing or singing competitions,” he said.
AMDA further urged the residents of Meghalaya and the local dorbars (village institutions) to lend their helping hand to vote for Bateithymmai Nongrum.
“We will also observe what initiative the government will take to promote Bateithymmai, because in the past they have supported other youths who have excelled in different tiol competitions,” Mawphlang said.
AMDA informed that to vote for Bateithymmai Nongrum people can login on their Facebook account and comment on ‘Yes I Am’ FB page of Bateithymmai Nongrum or for more information people can call leaders of AMDA on mobile numbers—8575667940, 7085486196 and 9436309032.