Minister Kaito Aye urges GBs not to misuse power
Dimapur, November 17
Dhansiripar Sub-Division GBs Union organized a seminar on the theme, “The Role of GBs & Council Chairman in the Naga Society,” at Tsetrongse village today. Minister for Industries & Commerce, G Kaito Aye graced the occasion as chief guest, while Rajya Sabha MP, H Khekiho Zhimomi was the special invitee.
Addressing the GBs and Council chairman of all the villagers under Dhansiripar Sub-Division, Kaito said, it was the goodwill of God that 11 Naga tribes have been residing in the area with peace and harmony making it a multi-tribes village.
He emphasized on the principles of “forgive and forget” and asked the GBs to remember it.
Kaito said that he has already told Chief Minister about certain problems of Dhansiripar Sub-Division and requested him to solve them at the earliest.
The Minister also called upon the villagers to unite and settle all petty issues. He said they could come together and settle their own problems. He told the GBs to stand to their commitment.
He further suggested that Nagaland GBs code should be uniform everywhere and urged the President, Nagaland GBs Federation, K Salin Konyak to take up this issue in their next general conference in Zunheboto.
He also urged the GBs not to misuse the powers bestowed upon them by the government stating that the role of the chairman in a village is different from that of the GB.
Rajya Sabha MP, Khekiho Zhimomi who spoke on length about the issues of villages and role of GBs, told them that a leader can neither destroy the society nor develop it and it all depends upon them.
Stating that there are many languages in Nagaland, the MP emphasized on promoting the common language, Nagamese for the conveniences of all tribes, especially during such seminars which is attended by people from different tribes. He said promotion of language is very difficult in the world.
Urging the GBs to look after their own villages, Khekiho termed Dhansiripar Sub Division as mini Nagaland were almost all tribes are residing.
During the 2nd session, President, Nagaland GBs Federation, Salin Konyak and President, Dimapur District GBs Association, Shikuto Zalipu dwelt on the role of the GBs in the Naga society.