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As BJP claims growth, NDPP declares year of consolidation


Directs workers to spread ‘appreciable image of party’ and go for intensive enrolment
Dimapur, April 19: Barely two days after the president of BJP in Nagaland, Temjen Imna Along, had declared that more than one-third of voters in Nagaland were BJP members (4 lakh out of 11 lakh voters), Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio of NDPP has announced 2021 as the “Year of Party Consolidation & Strengthening”. The BJP and the NDPP are in alliance in the State.

The chief minister’s announcement was notified on Monday by NDPP chief, Chingwang Konyak. All the organisations within NDPP have been asked to take steps and measures for consolidation and strengthening at all levels throughout the year.
According to Konyak, the party consolidation and strengthening activities should include the following: intensive enrolment campaigns; consultative meetings at all levels; increase use of social media platforms by the party’s rank and file; organisation and conduct of socially positive initiatives that impact society and the masses in a positive manner to spread an appreciable image and reputation of the party; assist the government agencies to ensure that the government’s welfare and public programmes and policies are genuinely reached to the targeted sections of society; take proactive steps that contribute towards transparency, good governance and meritocracy; streamlining of financial procedures as instructed by the Treasurer’s Office; and establishment of party office and properties in every region and progress reports to be submitted bi-monthly with photographs.
“All party organisations at the Assembly Constituency levels are to submit reports to the region president every two months on party activities on the guidelines indicated below. Subsequently, the region presidents are to submit bi-monthly reports to the central headquarters.

“The first report to the central headquarters is to be submitted by the region office latest by June 30, 2021. The next report is to be submitted latest by August 31, 2021, followed by October 31 and the final report should be submitted latest by December 20, 2021,” it stated.
Leaders in-charge of organisations, committees and regions have also been directed to submit reports accordingly while convenors of all committees should also to follow the same schedule. (Page News Service)