Thoubal: The Wangjing Tentha Farmers Development Association (WATEFADEAS) has distributed lunch packs to needy farmers of Tentha Village in ThoubaI District on Thursday as assistance during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Participating in the lunch pack free distribution programme, the chief functionary of WATEFADEAS and former minister Moirangthem Hemanta stated that there is an old tradition where the man folk (husband) works in the agricultural field while the women (wife) would pack the lunch and bring it to the field for their husbands. He said that such beautiful tradition needs to be re-introduced in the Manipuri society because it helps in fostering good relation and co-operation between the couple.
Further, distribution of lunch packs for working farmers and fishermen in the fields will be continued tomorrow at Teckham Lousipat, he added.
He further said that such programme will be implemented at different villages of Thoubal District. N.Ingibi Retd. Project Director (ATMA) and president of the organization and Ningthou Naoria vice-principal of Kakching Khunou College also attend the programme.