DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 20: Phek District Maytas-Gayatri Damaged Victim Association (PDMGDVA) has urged Nagaland Chief Secretary for early release of ‘damaged compensation’ to the beneficiaries. It also warned that on failure to honour with even Contempt Order and also mounting public pressure within given time of November 2023 will only for the Association to resort to mass agitation from first week of December onward till release of damaged compensation.
In a representation to the Chief Secretary, PDMGDVA convenor, Chozuba sector, P Nyekha; Co-convenor, Chetheba sector, V Theyo, Co-convenor, Sekruzu sector, Mudonyi Shijoh and co-covenor, Sakraba sector, Nehusa Cukhamo stated that although 3 months after expiry of reasonable time (6 months) given vide Court judgment and Order dated 30-01-2023, thereafter Contempt Order dated 03-10-2023, the Government of India had finally granted Sanction Order on October 27, 2023, which was received by the State Government on November 1 and accordingly on November 3, the file was reportedly put up to the Deputy Chief Minister, Planning, Nagaland, for necessary clearance.
However, the Association expressed surprise that the matter is being withheld till date and compensation already sanctioned by Government of India is yet to be released to the restive beneficiaries.
The Association further stated that the pending matter was brought before the Court on November 11, where the learned Additional AG yet again prayed for another “three weeks time to obtain instruction regarding the compliance”.
“This act of obstruction by own State Government is being taken very seriously by thousands of victims and it can invite massive reaction anytime,” the Association stated.
(Page News Service)