Suil River clean-up

JORAM, Nov 30: Parliamentary Secretary Food & Civil Supply Tage Taki and Deputy Commissioner Kemo Lollen, along with hundreds of school students and villagers of Joram cleaned up the lone river, Suil at Joram on Thursday.
The cleaning activity was organized by the All Joram Forest Preservation Committee (AJFPC), with the theme of “Mission Clean Suil River-2017”.
Taki pointed out that the rivers in Ziro and Joram are not perennial and can dry up anytime.
“To tackle such situations, people should stop deforestation, build small wells to store rain water and keep the river clean”, he added.
BJP Yuva Morcha General Secretary, Joram Tat recalled that river Suil was once turbulent and created flood-like situations. But the haphazard deforestation and multi-channelling of water for agricultural purposes has dried it up now.
He requested Taki to approach the government for sanctioning protection wall to conserve the six kilometre stretch of Suil in his one point memorandum, to which, Taki assured to bring the request to the table of the concerned authority at the earliest.
The DC also asked the villagers to make cleanliness a part of their lifestyle and engage in keeping their surroundings clean every day.