PALIN, Sept 13: Hundreds of women folk and self help groups (SHGs) of Kra Daadi district headquarter carried out ‘Poshan abhiyan rally’, organised here under the banner of Arunachal state rural livelihoods mission (ASRLM) block mission management unit.
It aimed at creating awareness among the local residents about the ill effects of the junk food, cold drinks and package foods which are used without viewing its content and other basic information by the rural people.
The women holding posters and placards shouted slogan “gangda nyie albuam deto” (people should eat good food and avoid different types of chips and cold drinks) by the women, especially breast feeding mother and pregnant women.
The rally went around the township and culminated at ASRLM office where the officers briefed several effects and preventive measures to remain healthy, fit and fine besides safety of pregnant women and breast feeding mother and child.
Palin block mission manager Gyamar Tata, block MIS Anu Nalo, cluster coordinator Chi Doyi and Lerku Yudik, among other, addressed the gathering, according to an official release.