Eastern Mirror Desk
Dimapur, Nov. 22: NPF Dimapur division on Wednesday extended its unreserved support to the just cause of “Clean Election Campaign” of the Nagaland Christian Forum led by Nagaland Baptist Churches Council (NBCC) in its fight against the undesirable and unwanted elements which frequently takes place during election.
The support for “Clean Election Campaign” was adopted as part of its five point resolutions at the annual consultative meeting held at Town Hall Dimapur.
The party has reiterated its October 24 decision wherein an eight member was set up led by the NPF party president and Lok Sabha MP, Neiphiu Rio, and the chief minister TR Zeliang to pursue vigorously with the Election Commission of India for quick delivery of justice to award the ‘cock’ symbol. The members stated that NPF led by Rio and Zeliang, which commanded an overwhelming majority and support from the legislators and organisational structure of the party, deserve the party’s ‘cock’ symbol.
The party has endorsed the five point resolutions adopted by the Parliamentary Working Committee on November 17 wherein the members of the Nagaland Legislators Forum deliberated for an honourable, acceptable and inclusive settlement of the Indo-Naga political issue.
The NPF Dimapur division appealed the NPF part rank and file to cohesively run the affairs of the party and further appealed to the party legislators to extend its unwavering support and guidance to the various party organisations, divisions, assembly constituency for the smooth functioning with an aim to scale furthermore success of the NPF party.
The Dimapur division NPF party further recommitted its previous resolutions passed by both the legislative wing and the party organisations and reiterated its support and renewed its allegiance to the party led by Rio and Zeliang.
Parliamentary Secretary of Municipal Affairs Zhaleo Rio asserted that ‘the merger of Congress legislators with the NPF was a breakthrough for Dimapur NPF’ while affirming to extend all possible support to strengthen the party.
Recounting the September 20, 2017, NPF general convention held in Dimapur, the legislator reminded the party that the Rio led NPF party has 109 central office bearers and Central Executive Council (CEC) members out of 161. ‘This proves the strength of the party and we are expecting justice from ECI as a democratic country,’ communicated Rio.
The legislator has also endorsed solving the Naga political issue before the next State general election. “We want to be pragmatic with the Naga political issue”, he conveyed.
NPF Central vice president Kakuto Shohe, in his brief address, acknowledged that all are equally responsible for the mess. “With crisis after crisis, it is not only the legislators but every individual is responsible for the incessant crisis that we are witnessing,” stated Shohe.