PROPOSALS have been made that daylight saving be completely withdrawn from Fiji.
Villagers of Vugalei told the Constitution Commission via Ratu Emosi Tuinakelio that daylight saving had affected their lives.
He said villagers preferred the normal time given by God.
Ratu Emosi said they had encountered many difficulties since daylight saving was introduced.
He said their children found it hard to travel to school in the dark and their daily chores had also been affected by time change.
Villagers proposing that same sex marriage not be entertained and that Fiji should not be marketed as a wedding destination because it would attract same sex partners from other countries.
Former roko tui Tailevu Ratu Emori Latitoga said these changes would tarnish the image of Fiji and its people.
The villagers were also questioned by the two commission members Professor Satendra Nandan and Penelope Moore on what issues they felt should be addressed through the new constitution.
Some villagers said the Bill of Rights and Great Council of Chiefs should be reconsidered because they were part of our identity.