Dimapur, January 25: The Eastern Nagaland College Students’ Union (ENCSU) has extended support to ENSF stand against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) and its decision to boycott the Republic Day celebration within Eastern Nagaland jurisdiction.
In a release, ENCSU also expressed resentment against the Government of Nagaland for its inability to directly oppose and reject the infamous CAB recently passed in the Lok Sabha. It asked all its federating unit presidents and secretaries to cooperate with the decision and to keep in touch with their respective tribal students’ union.
The ENCSU further directed all Eastern colleges students to refrain from participating in any activities or events related to Republic Day celebration, failing which it will take stern action.
Meanwhile, the ENCSU has also announced that its agitation against the Higher Education Department and the Government will continue till the Government and the Department produce the SIT report to the students for necessary course of action against those involved officers in the misuse of Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) fund. It requested the students’ community to extend full support to the union and be ready to stand for the right and fight for justice.
The All Nagaland School Teachers Association (ANSTA) has appealed to State Government to take wise decision on the issue of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) 2016 keeping in view of the aspiration, the right, the will and the desire of future Naga Indigenous People.
Stating that the future of Nagas rests upon the collective wisdom of present leaders/legislators, the Association urged them to take up the issue with all seriousness showing their true statesmanship while dealing it so that upcoming Naga Indigenous generations may not suffered/deprived at the hands of illegal immigrants in any manner due to wrong decision or half hearted approach of the present leaders on the issue.
Meanwhile, the Association extended all its possible support to those organizations/federations, which opposes the act in the larger interest of the future Naga indigenous people particularly to the competent NSF, which is spearheading the protest against the Bill since the inception of the issue. (Page News Service)