Dimapur, April 29: Leader of Opposition, TR Zeliang has observed that attempt to silence the opposition by roping in one’s own village, clan or family will be the greatest political evil the State of Nagaland has experienced till date.
The former chief minister was reacting to the allegation raised against him from certain quarter over the abnormal MNREGS fund allocation under Dimapur District exposed by the NPF.
“Attempt to silence the Opposition by roping in one’s own village, clan or family will be the greatest political evil, the State of Nagaland has experienced till date because in the present context, the conflict is not between two people or between two clans/villages or NGOs but is rather between the concern Department and the general MNREGS beneficiaries, the facts and figures of which the Department should have figured out by now while putting all doubts and confusions to rest,” he said in a clarification.
Zeliang also assured that the NPF will be a responsible opposition party and will continue to shoulder its duty in the interest of the Naga citizens, inside or outside the legislative assembly. (Full Text)
(Page News Service)