Shillong: The youth who has expressed his intention of contesting in the upcoming Assembly Election, Samborlang Diengdoh on Sunday, in part to the ease the heavy burden of the farmers, came forward to take the initiative in helping them by contributing vegetable seeds to the farmers of Pynthorumkhrah Constituency.
The seeds were distributed behind the Kre Jingim Lina Service Station situated close to Samkhamti in Urkaliar.
In his speech delivered prior to the distribution of seeds to the farmers of his constituency, he expressed that this move he has taken up at this point of time on this day is just one from amongst the small works, while adding that after a week, he will prepare for the opening of a proper office in this same place and only after opening the office, henceforth he will try to make more provisions and also to process in proper order his work in this place, in part to ease the electorate of the constituency, for those who could not make it today, with the promise that he will provide the same again for them in the days to come.
One woman farmer in her speech delivered at the gathering of seeds distribution expressed her gratitude to Samborlang Diengdoh who came forward to help the farmers from his constituency at a time when the Government had imposed a lockdown, after which the opening of shops and markets were controlled, which affected the farmers greatly for they could no longer deliver their produce for sale.
At such a time, the farmers were grateful to Diengdoh who opened this place for them and allowed them to sell their produce for a while in this place.