Dimapur, September 17: Four military authorities of NSCN/GPRN (Khango) have condemned the “unceremonious and discriminative manner” in which general secretary Col. (Retd.) Isak Sumi was expelled by president Khango Konyak, and appealed to the president to revoke the expulsion order.
“The undersigned military authorities condemn the unceremonious and discriminative manner in which our Honourable General Secretary Col. (Retd.) Isak Sumi was expelled by the Honourable president conspiring with less than half a dozen saboteurs mostly defectors without following established constitutional procedures. So the entire Naga Army Rank and file stands in solidarity with our Honourable General Secretary,” said a joint statement issued by Lt. General Moba Konyak, Commander in Chief, Naga Army; Lt. General Pangging Konyak, Deputy Chief, Naga Army; Col. Chingkim, G.S.O. – 1, Naga Army and Lt. Col. Bangkhao Konyak, G.S.O.- 2, Naga Army.
The statement said as per the norms prescribed in the constitution of NSCN “Article 29, the General Secretary shall be removed by impeachment for violation of the line of National Socialist council and the Yehzabo conviction of treason, sedition, bribery or high crimes and misdemeanour of violation of the council’s discipline by the National Socialist Council or through the People’s council by a majority of two third votes.”
It appealed to the president to revoke the expulsion order of the general secretary from the party and the government in the interest of the party and the government as well as keeping in mind the interest of the Naga’s above all personal differences at this crucial juncture when the Indo-Naga political solution is at its final stage. (Page News Service)