Sirsa admn ropes in youth as ‘messengers of peace’
Deputy Commissioner Dr J Ganesan has convened a meeting of former and current municipal councillors of Sirsa, asking each of them to identify 10 to 15 youth from their respective wards. Each of these youth, accompanied by the village sarpanch and five other distinguished persons from each ward, will spread the message of peace in villages and cities across the district.
In case they apprehend any kind of communal tension likely to take place in any part of Sirsa, they will immediately report the matter to the police. “The concept has been launched with a view to maintain peace in Sirsa district. The youth will be designated as messengers of peace at the ward level in urban areas and at the panchayat level in rural areas,” Ganesan said.
These messengers will be issued identity cards by the district administration and also be trained in first aid. While being taught on how to maintain peace, the youth will be motivated and trained to deal with any kind of exigencies.
“They will also work in preventing rumours from spreading in villages and cities and ensure that the orders issued by the district administration reach the common man,” a Sirsa administration spokesperson said, adding that a core committee of such peace messengers will be formed, which will be in constant touch with the district administration.
“These messengers will
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