Dimapur, November 1: As campaigning came to a close in the bye-elections to the 14-Southern Angami-I Assembly Constituency, the NDPP extended its sincere appreciation to the electorate and the masses of the constituency for the overwhelming support and solidarity that has been showered upon the Party and its leadership.
NDPP President, Chingwang Konyak said the people have responded in a tremendous manner to Star Campaigners led by Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio and the Party Candidate, Medo Yhokha.
The NDPP also expressed appreciation to alliance partner the BJP for the support.
Chingwang stated that throughout the campaign, the NDPP has strictly adhered to the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) of the Election Commission of India (ECI) and abided by the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) required due to the Covid19 pandemic.
The people have also responded positively in compliance to the new rules and the village communities led by the Village Councils have carried out their responsibilities in a commendable manner, he added.
Stating that the NDPP has carried out a responsible campaign in an ethical and mature manner, the NDPP president said at no point of time has any NDPP leader made personalized attacks on political rivals and the Party has remained focused on its vision and commitment to serve the all sections in an equitable manner, under the guiding principles of the Party, “facta non verba”.
The NDPP assured the ECI and the State Election Department of its continued support to ensure that the foundations of democracy are further strengthened through free and fair elections, without any semblance of intimidation and fear.
The NDPP further appealed to the electorates to come out and exercise their universal adult franchise and cast their valuable votes without any fear and contribute towards a successful election process. It also appealed to all sections, especially the election officials, law enforcing agencies, the administration and police, community leaders and village councils, members of political parties, church leaders and all stakeholders to make every possible effort to ensure that polling takes place in true democratic spirit.
(Page News Service)