Saturday, July 20, 2024

RSZ reaffirms commitment to fairness in ULB polls

Nagaland News

Dimapur, June 20: The Rengma Selo Zi has reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to integrity and fairness in the upcoming Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections, and urged the citizens of Tseminyu town to embrace these principles.
“As we approach the election, the RSZ calls on our people to rise above divisions such as clanism, groupism, and regionalism. It is imperative to elect leaders’ who are capable, honest, and righteous, ensuring unity and harmony within our community,” it said in a release.
The RSL strongly encouraged all candidates to engage in free and fair elections, discouraging any malpractices, booth capturing, or violence that could disrupt the voting process. It also appealed to the general public, ward GBs, and leaders of all colonies to ensure that their areas experience peaceful elections.
The RSZ further extended supported to the resolutions adopted by the Rengma Hoho, resolving that all candidates contesting in the upcoming ULB Election 2024 will contest in a free and fair manner, upholding the highest standards of integrity and honesty. It also supported the RH resolve that candidates and their respective parties commit to participate in the ULB election in a conducive environment and will abstain from any form of malpractice or unfair means, including forceful collection of voter slips, booth capturing, house-to-house visits for threatening and intimidating voters, use of money power to purchase votes and use of manpower to prevent voters from entering booths.
“In alignment with the Rengma Hoho, the Rengma Selo Zi is committed to conducting the ULB elections with the highest standards of integrity and fairness,” it said.
(Page News Service)