DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 5: The Central Office Bearers (COB) of the Naga People’s Front (NPF) held an emergency meeting on Saturday at its central office in Kohima and resolved to appreciate the working committee’s resolution to invite regional parties in the State “to come together in the larger interest of the people”.
In a press release, it informed that the COB resolved to work for the success of NPF candidates in Manipur and appeal to all NPF ticket aspirants who were denied the ticket to extend support to the NPF candidates.
The COB endorsed the President to decide the date and venue of the general convention of NPF.
It urged the Centre and the Naga negotiating parties to come to a logical conclusion on the Naga political issue at the earliest.
It also urged the Centre to immediately repeal AFSPA from Nagaland as well as the Northeast region.
The COB appreciated the UDA Government for according recognition to Tikhir as one of the tribes of Nagaland.
During the meeting, the NPF Central Working President, Apong Pongener reminded that the Party belongs to the Naga people and represents their identity and desire.
He called upon the Party leaders to remain steadfast in the face of any odds.
On the upcoming Assembly election in Manipur, Apong said that the NPF has set up only 10 candidates but hoped they would emerge victorious.
He also regretted that the Party could not conduct general convention for the last 3 years due to the pandemic but said that it should be held soon since the general election in Nagaland is only a year away.
NPF Secretary General Achumbemo Kikon also briefed the meeting on how the 10 candidates for Manipur election were selected.
(Page News Service)