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TAMENGLONG | September 18
A massive rally was carried out in Tamenglong district headquarters, Manipur today demanding the settlement of the Indo-Naga political issue. Today’s rally was organized by Inpui Naga Union, Liangmai Naga Council (LNC), Rongmei Naga Council and Zeme Naga Council under the aegis of the United Naga Council. The rally was also participated by the United Naga Council (UNC) and Naga Women Union (NWU).
A memorandum was submitted to the Prime Minister through the Deputy Commissioner of Tamenglong.
A public meeting at Apollo Bazar reaffirmed the August 23, 2018 ‘joint declaration’ of Naga Hoho and the UNC made in Senapati. The public meeting then appealed to all the “Naga political groups and Naga peoples to rise above regionalism, tribalism, factionalism and individualism and to stand unitedly for the common Naga national solution”.
Speaking on the occasion, Gaidon Kamei, President of the UNC, said that the Indo-Naga peace talk is in advanced stage and urged the Naga people to remain united and continue supporting the Naga peace process.
Asha Wungnam, President of Naga Women Union (NWU) called on the Naga people not to get discouraged on the prolonging of the peace process but to continue supporting it. She also said that in a society differences are bound to crop up. “However, we need to settle them amicably as soon as possible in the spirit of oneness,” Asha said.
Presidents of Liangmai Naga Council, Inpui Naga Union, Zeme Naga Council, Rongmei Naga Council and many other public leaders spoke on the occasion.
Leaders of various organizations including the church and village councils took part in today’s rally.