IMPHAL: MLA Rk. Imo of Sagolband on Wednesday flagged off a group of migrant workers residing at Paona Bazaar to their home state of Bihar by hiring a mini bus for them.
“I hope they reach safe and sound and come back when things are better. Each life is important and it’s the least we can do for them,” the MLA, known for his active service during this COVID-19 period, said.
The MLA also stated that contributions keep pouring in for the people of Sagolband. Breakfast was provided by RK (O) Chandtabali and her son RK Mintu from Bijoy Govinda, 20 cases of packaged water from Maibam Gogo Moirang Leirak and evening snacks from Moirangthem Borbabu and Moirangthem (O) Naobi Devi from Bijoy Govinda. Also received Rs 40000/ from the Bijoy Govinda Mamang Leikai Nupi Lup and Rs 5000/ from Prof Robita Pukhrambam Leirak. Thank everyone for their valuable contributions by giving a helping hand, Rk. Imo stated.
He further informed another group of young people namely Olivia Pukhrambam, Trishna Chanambam, Chilma Mutum, Mayanglambam Ameria and Jelish Phurailatpam contributed Rs 2500 for the volunteers at the time of discharge at Johnstone.
Their gesture will always be remembered which will make the volunteers work even harder for other quarantined members, the MLA said.