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JAC of Tribal Hohos lauds PDA resolution

By EMN Updated: Jul 28, 2020 7:00 am

Says legislators know that delimitation process is an Act of Parliament

Dimapur, July 28 (EMN): The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Tribal Hohos on Delimitation has lauded the recent resolution passed by the People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) on upholding the spirit of democracy.

The JAC issued a statement on Monday, stating that it stands by the democratic principles of equality and justice enshrined in the constitution of the country.

It lauded one of the resolutions of the alliance which read: “The PDA observes that as members of the largest democracy in the world, it is bounden duty of everyone, especially the constitutional institutions, to uphold the spirit of democracy and to strengthen the democratic foundations of this great nation.”

It acknowledged the resolution adopted at the chief minister’s residence in Kohima on July 10 and signed by the convener of PDA and NDPP president Chingwang Konyak, minister Temjen Imna Along, who is also the co-convener of PDA and president of BJP Nagaland, and termed it “as a truly political acumen of the PDA leadership”.

‘JAC expects the honourable legislators, both the ruling and the opposition, that they will ensure the democratic values and constitutional obligation as members of a constitutional body sworn-in under oath of allegiance to the Constitution of India. The legislators know well that delimitation process is an Act of Parliament that must be carried out, as stated by the Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, and reiterated by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio at RCEMPA,’ read the statement issued by the JAC of Tribal Hohos on Delimitation.

“The State Assembly is duty-bound to abide by the Constitution of India always,” it added.

By EMN Updated: Jul 28, 2020 7:00:00 am