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NCD should combat extortion & multiple taxations by various unions & NPGs: DAYO

Nagaland News

DIMAPUR, MAY 14: The Dimapur Ao Youth Organisation (DAYO), while appreciating the Naga Council Dimapur (NCD) for their proactive stance in addressing the issue of rampant illegal taxation which has led to a excess prices within the market, today said NCD being the apex tribal organisation having all the tribal representatives from Dimapur, should combat extortion and multiple taxation by various unions and scores of Naga Political Groups head on.
Unless hard hitting measures are undertaken to create a fair and conducive business environment, Dimapur is losing out its competitive edge to neighbouring townships in Assam, it stated.
Standing firm behind the recent bold stance taken by the Government of Nagaland to book extortionist under NSA, the DAYO said deployment of police forces to boost the confidence among the business community and the decision to operationalise CCTVs to aid monitoring and vigilance to investigating authorities are the right steps taken at the right time.
DAYO pledged its unwavering support to all like-minded organizations committed to eradicating the parasitic menace of syndicate systems in businesses and tackling the proliferation of drug addiction and substance abuse.
In light of recent challenges, DAYO urged all community leaders of not only Dimapur but in Nagaland as a whole to prioritize community policing initiatives to bolster the efforts of law enforcement agencies.
Extortion and drugs are burning social menaces that needs immediate collective intervention and should be the urgent goal of every sensible CSOs and NGOs, it said.
DAYO further reiterated its call to action for Ao community to utilize the DAYO Helpline +91 89748 51911 to report any grievances or injustices that threaten the fabric and very existence of Ao community in and around Dimapur.
As responsible citizens, DAYO appealed to every individual to join hands in making Dimapur a safe and peaceful home for each other to live without fear.
(Page News Service)