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BJP brainwashing people with ‘election for solution’ slogan: NPCC

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DIMAPUR, AUGUST 20: The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has accused the BJP of brainwashing the people time and again with its ‘election for solution’ slogan promising early settlement to the Indo-Naga political issue.
In a press release, the party said this time too, the same sound is echoing after they abandoned the July 16 Parliamentary Committee resolution and announced seat sharing deal on July 26.
“How many more lies are they going to be accomplice to? They all are a part of the Central Government’s ruling party and without their recommendation, the Election Commission will never advance election”, said the Communications Department, NPCC.
On the claim of the ruling alliance that the July 16 Parliamentary Committee resolution has been communicated to the Centre, the NPCC said “No one had heard of the July 16 2022 Parliamentary Committee resolution being communicated to the Centre until today’s media reports.”
The party reminded the BJP-NDPP that 7 years have passed since the Prime Minister announced that Naga political issue was resolved. “What has been resolved? Why should anyone go back from what they agreed and concluded? It is now the responsibility of the Hon’ble PM to answer to the people and not the responsibility of others”, it stated.
‘BJP-NDPP on back foot’
The NPCC also alleged that the BJP and NDPP are walking backward and on the back-foot trying to defend crimes and corruption perpetrated against the people by raking up a non-issue, which, the Congress claimed, the Chief Minister himself has clarified by giving a clean chit.
“If there is any misconduct in the mentioned 365 Crs., provide evidence or apologize else face defamation case. The Nagas are not blind to the resorts, hotels and properties the Hon’ble CM has amassed during the last several years. They are not blind and deaf to the ED’s notices to a few of his close aides”, it said.
Alleging that the State continues to reel under mis-governance and corruption, the NPCC said, “Look at the road conditions in the State. Erratic power supply and late payment of State Government employees’ salaries continue to haunt the State. In August 2022, few salaries were paid after 2 weeks. Youths are suffering without jobs. Self employment cannot sustain due to extortion. Payments are not made to contractors except the CM’s son. Ask anyone on the streets if you want to confirm.”
The party also claimed that the syndicates supported by unscrupulous elements have control over business activities thereby stifling the sincere Naga youth struggling to establish themselves in business. “Everything in Dimapur has syndicates who suck the blood of innocent Nagas”, it stated.
‘Buying votes’
The NPCC further accused the NDPP and BJP of buying votes during election and loot the State exchequer for 5 years without any development activities.
“The people know how the Congress MLAs were lured and made to join NPF in the previous Assembly. They also know how the NDPP and BJP won the last elections by spending crores of rupees. NDPP and BJP buy votes during the election and form the government to loot the State exchequer for five years without any development activities”, it alleged.
‘Dilution of Nagas’ ethnic values’
The Congress party also termed as “very disturbing and alarming” that the BJP Nagaland and UDA Government have not condemned the draft constitution of ‘Hindu Rashtra’, which declares India as a Hindu nation under which Christians and Muslims will have no voting rights.
“They have also failed to condemn the release of convicted rapists just a few days ago. They have already become catalysts in the dilution of Nagas’ ethnic values, identity and faith. The people have seen how Hindu customs and rituals have started being practiced by Nagas under the present regime. Instead of pointing fingers, the UDA would do well to stand up to the occasion and defend the interests of the people they represent”, it added.
(Page News Service)