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‘Chakka bandh’ in Mokokchung suspended

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By EMN Updated: Oct 23, 2019 11:08 pm
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Mokokchung, Oct. 23 (EMN):  The indefinite ‘chakka bandh’ enforced by Mokokchung District Commercial Vehicle Owner Association (MDCVOA) has been suspended follwing intervention from stakeholders in Mokokchung; besids assurance from the authorities ‘to look into the matter’.

In a press release issued on Wednesday, the MDCVOA stated that a meeting was held at the DC’s office, which was attended by Ao Senden, Mokokchung Town Aor Telongjem, All Ward Union Mokokchung, Senior Citizen Mokokchung, district administration, police and Regional Transport Office (RTO) to discuss the situation.

The association stated that the civil societies appealed to the MDCVOA to lift the bandh as the ongoing Naga political talks is at a crucial stage now.

It also added that the district administration and RTO had assured to take the matter up with the higher authorities.

On this mutual understanding, the indefinite ‘chakka bandh’ has been lifted, the MDCVOA stated.

The association also acknowledged the citizens for their cooperation during the three-day bandh, and the ‘sister associations’ from Tuensang, Zunheboto, Longleng, Peren, Phek and Noklak who had supported the MDCVOA’s cause during the strike.

However, it cautioned that in the absence of any visible positive initiative from the authorities concerned over their demands, the association will impose indefinite bandh once again.

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By EMN Updated: Oct 23, 2019 11:08:19 pm