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More than two days after violence broke out at a rally organised by a tribal organisation in #Shillong on October 28, no arrests have been made even though Meghalaya deputy chief minister Prestone Tynsong had said the police would take “necessary steps”.…
#Shillong City Superintendent of Police Vivek Syiem told @ROKIBUZZAMAN2 on Sunday that the police had registered two cases related to the violence, but no miscreants have been identified so far.…
The rally, in central #Shillong, had been organised by the Federation of Khasi, Jaintia and Garo People to draw attention to Meghalaya’s unemployment problem.… Image
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<For A People's Shillong>
Hawkers and street vendors in Shillong have decided to stop using plastic bags and will instead use cloth bags and encourage customers to bring their own.
#UnionPolitics #Shillong #Ecology
General Secretary of the Meghalaya and Greater Shillong Progressive Hawkers and Street Vendors Association, Shane Thabah, informed reporters today that plastic pollution is unsustainable, with bags clogging drains, which can lead to localised flooding during the monsoon season.
Customers can help reduce plastic waste by bringing their own bags and if they do not have one on hand, the hawkers will sell them bags made from recycled cloth or other material for Rs 15.
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