SHILLONG: The Meghalaya Environmental Social Organisation (MESO) along with the NPP youth wing, National People’s Youth Front (NPYF) was engaged in philanthropic work in Jhalupara area of Shillong on Saturday.
A large quantity of clothes, toys, books and footwear were distributed to children of the downtrodden residents of Jhalupara. Members of MESO and NPYF handed the items to the children individually. Mebanri Laloo, CEO of MESO said, “This attempt might not alleviate all their problems, but may decrease their sufferings to a little extent.”
Also present at the event was Thrangki Pohshna, President of the NPYF. Thrangki Pohshna delivered a short speech stating that “the children of Meghalaya are the future of the State and as youth president, I wish that all the children in the State are given an equal opportunity in life to realise their full potential.”
Altogether 83 children were present at the event.
The local community was very forthcoming and supportive of the activity. Other members present at the event were Amarjeet Singh, Muhammad Majid Ahmed, Roshini Kachari, Maqsood Ahmed and Phrangkupar Mawlong of NPYF. Noorun Mehraj Warjri, secretary of MESO was also present at the event.