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We need to stop being tourists & journeymen: Kitovi Zhimomi in Solidarity message to NSH, FNR meet

Nagaland News

DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 18: Ato Kilonser, GPRN/NSCN and Convenor, WC NNPGs, N Kitovi Zhimomi, while apologizing for not being able to attend the Naga Shisha Hoh, reassured the August Assembly that from the inception, WC NNPGs is built upon three Ts ~ Trust, Transparency and Teamwork.
“We are an extension of each other and therefore WC leaders present with you have my blessings and approval to deliberate on all issues pertaining to common Naga aspiration. God is our witness and I have great faith and hope that there is God’s miraculous work awaiting the Naga nation and the Naga people”, Kitovi stated in a solidarity message.
He recalled that in July 1997, many Church leaders and Naga political leaders had converged at Atlanta in the USA, facilitated by North American Baptist Peace Fellowship. FNR convener Rev. Dr. Wati Aier played a sublime role in bringing out the “ATLANTA APPEAL”.
He said somewhere Government of India (GoI) got wind of it and played dirty politics and suddenly announced and signed cease-fire with NSCN (IM) and “so the misfortune of Naga people continues to this day”.
Kitovi further stated that Naga reconciliation process have taken Nagas to Bangkok and other cities in Thailand, New Delhi & Kolkata in India, countless times within Nagaland.
“We need to stop being tourists and journeymen. We also cannot have a culture of issuing joint declarations by top leaders and nullify the same after days by different crop of leaders. We cannot play cruel jokes with God or with our people”, he said adding, “Someday our actions will be questioned”.
He said it is s time for us to seek real reasons and find real answers to our common problem through honest and fearless debate in the fear of the Lord.
(Page News Service)