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Khango Konyak urged to revoke decision to expel Isak Sumi

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Dimapur, September 13: An emergency meeting of NSCN/GPRN (Khango) held on Sunday has appealed to president Khango Konyak to immediately revoke the decision to expel general secretary Col. (Rtd.) Isak Sumi in order “to initiate internal reconciliation as well as to avert mistrust and defiance of NNPG covenant.”
A decision to this effect was fully endorsed by a full quorum of the Council of Kilonsers headed by general secretary, 80% of secretariat staff, CFSB secretary and members and majority of the civil set-up and Naga Army, said a statement issued by the MIP NSCN/GPRN-K.
“In the context of the spurt of unwarranted situation within the NSCN/GPRN (Khango) recently due to unilateral action of the president Khango, who appointed Newell Naga, a renegade Kilonser expelled by NSCN-R finally on murder charges beside preceding expulsion from every Naga political groups for criminal conduct by expelling Col. (Rtd.) Isak Sumi, the general secretary and also the co-convenor of the NNPG working committee representing the NSCN-K.
“It has been established that Mr. Khango Konyak has violated the anti-defection agreement signed between the seven NNPG’s which has been re-affirmed four times by all the entities,” the statement said.
The meeting today “unanimously” resolved to condemn the “dictatorial action of Shri. Khango Konyak” and appealed to immediately revoke the decision.
The statement said the functional/existing regional authorities including Angami Region, Sangtam Region, Sumi Region, Chakasang Region, UT-1, Lotha Region, Khiamniungan Region and Yimchunger Region endorsed the decision and earnestly appealed to the president to revoke the decision “since Newell Naga is a pariah with no space in any Naga National Organisation where as Col. (Rtd.) Isak Sumi’s credibility as a patriot and a Naga leader, well educated, intellectual and a visionary cannot be dis-owned or dis-credited under any circumstances.”
(Page News Service)