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INC candidate cautions against imposition of UCC

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By EMN Updated: Apr 12, 2024 10:51 pm
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S Supongmeren Jamir being felicitated during an election rally in Sanis town on April 11.

DIMAPUR — Indian National Congress (INC) candidate for the upcoming Lok Sabha election from Nagaland, S Supongmeren Jamir, reiterated his stand for the cause secularism and cautioned against imminent imposition of Uniform Civil Code (UCC) of the BJP is voted back to power.

Jamir stated this during an election rally held in Sanis town under Wokha district on April 11. He also reasserted his unwavering commitment towards the protection of the Naga way of life, an update from Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) communication department stated.

The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president of Sanis unit, Chenithung Jami, in his address stressed upon the consequences that the verdict of the upcoming poll would have on the rights of the common people of India, especially for those belonging to the minority communities. He expressed confidence in the collective intelligence of the people of Nagaland to rise above narrow socio-economic considerations this time and vote for change.

The vice president of NPCC, Capt. GK Zhimomi, lamented the conspicuous silence of the legislators of Nagaland on the Manipur violence and opined that the BJP and NDPP are essentially two sides of the same coin. He cited the absence of NDPP manifesto to buttress his assertion.

A former INC candidate from Bhandari, Chenithung Humtsoe, exhorted the gathering to exercise their franchise in favour of secularism and warned about the collective peril of getting influenced and voting along tribal identities.

Report stated that Meshenlo Kath, co-chairperson of NPCC public grievances department and former Congress candidate of Kohima town assembly constituency, emphasised the importance of holding the government to account to ensure effective and responsible governance.

Meanwhile, the president of NSUI Nagaland, Chophika Sumi, presented performance report of the BJP government at the centre and alleged that the Modi government has the dubious reputation of renaming the schemes and policies of the previous Congress government and shamelessly rebranding it as its own.

Meanwhile, NPCC informed that the former NPF candidate from 7 Peren AC, Kingudi Joseph, along with a host of party leaders have resigned from the party and pledged to INC candidate S Supongmeren Jamir in the upcoming Lok Sabha election.

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By EMN Updated: Apr 12, 2024 10:51:47 pm
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