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Acharya for women reservation

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By EMN Updated: Aug 17, 2014 1:37 am
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KOHIMA, AUGUST 16

The Angami Students Union delegation called on the Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya, Governor of Nagaland today at Raj Bhavan Kohima.
The Union shared their concern on various issues on illegal immigrants, discrimination of north easterners, AFSPA 1958 and non-detention policy under RTE.
Responding to the matters raised by the delegation, the state Governor welcomed them and said that Raj Bhavan’s door is always open for students and student leaders. He further advised the Union to sincerely voice out their concern on many challenging issues confronting the Naga society and that Nagaland’s future and its prosperity depends on its younger generation. In addition to the issues raised by ASU, the state Governor also shared his concern about women reservation in the state. The ASU delegation was led by its President, executive members and host of senior leaders.
The Governor expressed his concern over the absenteeism of teachers in government school and asserted that education, empowerment of the people and electricity are fundamental to the progress of the society.
Sharing his concern over women reservation, the governor stated that women should be in all aspects of Nagaland. The Governor also stated that illegal immigration is the most important issue in the whole of North East however, the real Indian Muslims should not suffer because of the issue of illegal immigration.
The Governor who along with his wife will be learning Tenyidie, stressed on the need for learning of tribal dialects all over India and that equality and respect for dialect needs to be created. This element of changing mindsets through the introduction of learning tribal dialects in educational institutions is essential to stop discrimination in the country. “Mindset is the problem. And mindsets need to be changed.” added the Governor.

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By EMN Updated: Aug 17, 2014 1:37:46 am