Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

Frontier Nagaland demand: ENLU holds crucial meet with CM Rio

First Published: 13th February, 2024 20:23 IST

Sources informed that the MHA has submitted a draft to the State government which was handed to ENLU.

The Eastern Nagaland Legislators Union held a closed door meeting with Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio in Kohima today seeking more time for consultation with Eastern Nagaland People’s Organization and its frontal organizations on the draft proposal of Memorandum of Settlement which was given to the State government.

Highly placed sources informed that Chief Minister Rio was briefed by ENLU on the outcome of yesterday’s meeting with Eastern Nagaland Gazetted Officers Association. CM Rio was also informed of the February 14, emergency consultative meeting convened by Eastern Nagaland Gazetted Officer’s Association (ENGOA) at Dimapur with ENPO Talk Team, ENLU, ENSF, ENWO and the eight apex Tribal presidents.

Rio, also advised ENLU to have proper consultation with ENPO and its frontal organization with utmost transparency and take a decision whether to accept the draft proposal of MoS, sources informed.

“The draft MoS clearly mentions “autonomous”, which is not acceptable to ENLU and ENPO also, since the organizations have clearly stated that it will not accept 6th schedule and autonomous council,” said another well-informed source.

Sources informed that the MHA has submitted a draft to the State government which was handed to ENLU. ENLU had convened a consultative meeting yesterday to particularly discuss on the MHA draft for the proposed Frontier Naga Territory. The said draft has not been shared with ENPO however, in the consultative meeting the ENLU entrusted ENGOA to handover the draft papers to ENPO.

It may be mentioned that in 2011, the Nagaland Legislative Assembly had also recommended for creation of an autonomous council for the Eastern region, however this recommendation was rejected by ENPO.

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
Naga Issue: PAC to hold consultations with civil society and Naga nationalist groups after Lok Sabha polls

This was informed by Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio while he was addressing a rally in support of NDA Lok Sabha candidate Chumben Murry

13th April 2024
Banner
Lok Sabha Polls- Nagaland: Cong had a policy of “Get The Votes, and Forget Them,” says JP Nadda

BJP national president JP Nadda today addressed an NDA election rally in Chumoukedima to drum up support for Lok Sabha candidate Chumben Murry.

13th April 2024
Banner
Nagaland: NDPP leader, former BJP member join Congress ahead of LS polls

Polling for the lone parliamentary constituency of Nagaland is scheduled to take place on April 19. The counting of votes has been scheduled for June 4.

12th April 2024
Banner
Lok Sabha Polls-Nagaland: CM Rio does not see a strong rival against Chumben Murry

In terms of Congress candidate S. Supongmeren Jamir, CM Rio said that the Nagaland Congress is contesting the elections only to save the face of the grand old party.

08th April 2024
Banner
Lok Sabha Polls: God Factor in Nagaland, NBCC calls for 152-hour nonstop prayers ahead of polls

Will the God Factor be the key aspect for the upcoming Lok Sabha Election in the state of Nagaland? Though there is only one Lok Sabha seat in the state, the Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC) has decided to go with the spirit of belief and faith on the Almighty, this election. The main motto […]

04th April 2024