RJ stages protest against indiscriminate dumping of garbage

Shillong, July 15: RJ Nicky J of Mirchi 91.1 Shillong today took the ‘My Shillong My Pride’ campaign to Umpling en route to Ishyrwat which has turned into an eyesore due to the indiscriminate dumping of garbage.
The campaign started on July 9 with Nicky J staging a silent protest for 6-7 hours a day at that very site.
During the course of the next few days concerned citizens from different parts of the city joined along with him as a mark of protest and finally on the 14th of July 2021 after 4 days the Dorbar shnong Umpling joined in to support the campaign by cleaning up the very site. The Headman of Umpling appreciated the initiative taken up my Nicky J and thank him for motivating them to strive harder to continue to work hard to keep the village and the adjoining areas clean and also asserted that henceforth there will strict vigilance and efforts to nab the culprits involved in indiscriminate dumping of garbage and also seek the support of the law enforcement authorities.
RJ Nicky J asserted that the clean-up was a temporary solution to the problem and demanded that the State Government has to immediately come up with a comprehensive community-based waste management and also to find an alternative location to shift the present landfill (Marten).