DVC resents over silent protest
Dimapur, July 15 (EMN): In the aftermath of silent protest rally held at TK Service, 2 ½ Mile, the Darogapathar Village Council (DVC) has denied its involvement that took place within its jurisdiction stating that the protest was organised without its consent.
The statement was issued following an emergency meeting of DVC held on July 13 to take stock of the stated “Silent Protest” that took place at the TK Service, 2 ½ Mile, Darogapathar village starting from 3 p.m. on July 12, in the name of “concerned and likeminded members of the society”.
In a press release issued by the council secretary K Ado Bizo and the chairman Nüngtok Meren stated that Darogapathar village had always lived in peace and tranquility, where people of all class, tribes or creed coexist in harmony and most importantly in unity. It said the village has been very strict in implementing and ensuring that the image of the village is not used in any form as a platform to promote any political ideology or any individual’s vested interest.
DVC said it was greatly perturbed with the event ‘silent protest’ on July 12 stating that the village authority does not allow any kind of protest/gathering without proper consultation and the consent of the village authority. It has strongly condemns such gathering because it was done without the approval from the DVC.
DVC reaffirmed that it is compulsory and mandatory to seek its approval before staging any gathering/protest of any manner within the premises of the Darogapathar village.
DVC further reaffirmed that it has given the Darogapathar youth organisation (DYO) the absolute executive power and authority to ensure that all the resolutions/rules and regulations are adhered and implemented within the jurisdiction of Darogapathar village.
DVC further firmed that any future incidents tarnishing the image, endangering the security and the well being of the residents of the Darogapathar village will not be tolerated but be dealt with an immediate sternest action, as per the rules laid down in the constitution of the village council.