Dimapur, March 6: The Naga People’s Front (NPF) has refuted news report in a section of the local daily and circulating even in the social media about some alleged standoff among NPF MLAs.
Dismissing the news report, the NPF in a clarification asserted that all the 26 MLAs are “intact and sailing together in unity.”
“Due to certain rumours on the standoff, a closed-door meeting was held today at Kohima, where all the MLAs were present except some few MLAs who were out of the state for medical treatment and other engagements could not attend. The meeting has cleared all doubts that was created in the minds of the Naga people by false rumours. The NPF asserted their fullest cooperation with one another and the legislature party leader and to the party,” the release said.
The release said in the meeting “all the NPF legislators have come together for a gentlemanly talk to hammer out any differences on issues that are hindering the party” and gave their assurance to stand together and uphold the integrity and principles of the NPF party. They also assured that they will not allow any force to disturb the peaceful ambience in the NPF family.
Besides other issues, the meeting also discussed at length the preparation for the upcoming state by-election to the Aolendeng constituency and the Lok Sabha election in the state as well the outer Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh state.
(Page News Service)