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RIIN exercise: JCPI rallies troops for ‘peaceful protest’

Nagaland News

DIMAPUR, MARCH 17: The Joint Committee for Prevention of Illegal Immigrants (JCPI) has asked Dimapur-based tribal bodies and civil society organizations (CSOs) to send a minimum of 50 participants each to the proposed peaceful rally on March 19, to demand, among others, an ordinance on the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN) before March 31.

In a press release issued on Wednesday, the committee requested all “major tribes” to send 200 participants each to the rally scheduled to start at 10 am from DC Court junction.
“The Naga Tribal Union Chumokedima Town (NTUCT) is also requested to send 200 of their collective participants. Other tribes and CSOs are also requested to send at least 50 participants each. It will be a show of support and solidarity to wear ones traditional attire,” it stated.
JCPI said the protestors will march to the DC’s office and submit a representation. It added that the same procedure will be replicated at Kohima too.
“As for the other district headquarters, we appeal to each tribal apex bodies to exercise their own wisdom and make a representation to their respective DCs,” it stated.
(Page News Service)

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