Tuesday, July 16, 2024

GPRN/NSCN celebrates 43rd Naga Republic Day

Khehoi republic day
Gen.(Retd.) MB Neokpao Konyak, President and Mr. N.Kitovi Zhimomi, Ato Kilonser, PRN/NSCN.

Dimapur, March 21: GPRN/NSCN celebrated the 43rd Naga Republic Day on March 21 at Council Headquarters (CHQ), Naga Unification Camp, Khehoyi.
Gen.(Retd.) M.B. Neokpao Konyak, President & Chairman, GPRN/NSCN gracing the occasion as Chief Guest unfurled the Naga National flag followed by chanting of the Naga national anthem and Drill Display from the Naga Army contingents.
While Presidential message of the day was presented and read out by Katolu Shohe, Secretary and Obituary report and silent prayer in honour of the martyrs and heroes who have fought and sacrificed for the Naga nationhood was observed with declaration of the new ranks of the promotion Naga army from Vikato Achumi, Secretary (Defence).
Attending the historical commemoration of the Naga Republic Day, Ato Kilonser N Kitovi Zhimomi elucidated about the Naga political journey and exhorted glimpses of the political negotiation held with the GOI.
He dwelt upon how the people’s aspiration and desires have been taken into account right from the beginning when the “Agreed Position” was signed between the WC,NNPGs and GOI on the 17th November 2017 and subsequent political negotiation have been concluded on the 31st October 2019.
In this, he opined that any concern and responsible Naga should stay wary of speaking with multiple tongues and malicious elaboration. He also stressed the need to stay informed and be vigilant of our right as a Naga with distinct identity lest we either get exploited or hoodwinked into falling for a worthless cause while contending in the pool of factionalism and superiority complexes.
He further elaborated that the Naga political issue needs to be dealt and resolved with the ‘Art of Possibility’ and Mutualism so as to bring in sensible and practical reality.
Summarising a glance on the political negotiation between GPRN/NSCN and the GOI, he appealed the Naga people to stay strong and keep up with the ardent Naga identity which is of being brave, hardworking, straightforwardness and selfless compassion for fellow being.
The auspicious programme concluded with a thanksgiving benediction from Manging, Assistant Chaplain, GHQ.
A special number in celebration of the occasion was also presented by from Toshili Yeptho, Tatar.
(Page News Service)