Dimapur, August 4: The NDPP would carry out a statewide fund drive from all rank and file of the party to donate voluntarily in order to contribute towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund and donate towards relief and rehabilitation of those people who are going through difficulties and are suffering due to the calamities.
All NDPP MLAs and all NDPP members who have been appointed to various government positions would contribute one month’s salary to the fund drive, which will be donated to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. This was resolved in its Central Executive Board meeting held today along with its MLAs including Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio.
The NDPP further appealed to all concerned to come forward and contribute towards the CM’s Relief Fund so that the Naga family can collectively help each other during this difficult period.
The NDPP has expressed condolences to the members of the bereaved families who have lost precious lives during the calamities that took place in different parts of the state in the aftermath of the incessant rains. The party also expressed its concern towards the citizens whose lives have been disrupted due to landslides and floods that have adversely impacted the state.
It appreciated the State Government and all the government agencies for the tireless efforts in executing disaster management exercises and combating the forces of nature to ease the sufferings of the people.
The NDPP appreciated the fact that the State Government is alive to the situation and all agencies are on high alert for facing any eventuality under the given circumstances.
The NDPP also extended its appreciation to the Government of India for positively responding to the people of Nagaland by sending the Union MoS (Home), Kiren Rijiju, who is arriving in the State on August 5 to take stock of the overall situation and review the extent of damage caused by the natural calamities.
(Page News Service)