NDPP Northern Angami-I resolves victory for party candidate
Dimapur, Oct. 19 (EMN): Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) of the 10th Northern Angami-I Assembly Constituency has resolved to ensure victory of its party candidate in the ensuing state general election and also strengthen the hands of the state chief minister, Neiphiu Rio.
The resolution to this effect was taken during its consultative meeting-cum-get together held at Kire Farm, Chünyüca, D Khel in Kohima village on October 9. An update from the party stated that the house has resolved to support the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) government in the pursuit for an early solution of the Naga political issue.
The house also resolved to vigorously pursue an enrolment drive within the constituency for like-minded people willing to join the NDPP party. It also resolved to continue its support to the leadership of the state chief minister, Neiphiu Rio, and the party president, Chingwang Konyak.
Speaking at the meeting, NDPP general secretary in-charge of Kohima region, Prasielie Pienyü, highlighted the activities of the party throughout the state saying that it is striving to live up to its motto of “Deeds, not words” for overall welfare of the people of the state.
Pienyü affirmed the party’s stands on gender equality and also for the welfare and development of the state in general.
Asserting that the Neiphiu Rio-led government is strong and working sincerely to deliver goods to the people, he called upon the constituency leaders and workers to stand firm and strengthen his hands. While pointing out that four out of the total six seats in Kohima region belonged to NDPP, he urged the members to win all the seats in the ensuing state general election.
He also called upon the constituency leaders not to be disheartened for not having an elected representative in the government but to be strong and work hard to enhance the constituency prospect to be part of the government in the 2023 state elections.
While informing that the party reorganisation at all levels would be conducted in the forthcoming party convention, he requested the constituency leaders to set up a vibrant team at the earliest. He also highlighted the party constitution and structure of the different organisations at the region and constituency levels.
Also speaking at the event, NDPP central vice president, Menuovilie Kesiezie, urged the leaders at the constituency level to stand for the welfare of the party. He also encouraged the party leaders and workers to do away with petty differences and inculcate cohesive spirit to strengthen the party.
Meanwhile, NDPP central youth president, Kelhouneizo Yhome, conveyed messages from the party president, Chingwang Konyak, and the secretary general, Abu Metha. He expressed hope that the constituency would grow stronger and remain firm on the party principles and not be swayed with street rumours against the party.
He also conveyed the chief minister’s message to be prepared to ensure victory of the party’s candidates in the 2023 state general elections.
Report also stated that NDPP central executive council member, Neiba Pienyü, and representatives from women and youth wings also shared concern during the meeting.
NDPP 10th NA-I AC president, Neitsu Khezhie, chaired the meeting, while Lhousiezhü Sachü pronounced the invocation and Keduozonyü Whourie enthralled the gathering with a song. The programme concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by the working president of NDPP Kohima region, Nathan Sote.
NDPP Kohima women hold outreach meeting
The NDPP women organisation of Kohima region held its 1st phase outreach meeting with the 14 and 15 Southern AC women organisation on October 9 at the Heritage Hall, Kisama.
An update from the organisation stated that Medo Yhokha, advisor to the chief minister, Election and Technical Education, exhorted the party womenfolk to be instruments of change and be equal partners in the evolving social, political and economic dynamics of today’s world. While citing an example of the first lady MP from Nagaland, Rano Shaiza, Yhokha stressed that a beginning has to be made again for the active participation of women in politics.
He further encouraged women’s participation in politics so that their voices are heard and addressed. He also touched upon the need for the ULB acts to be implemented in Nagaland.
It stated that the members have resolved to uphold, support and stand by the leadership of the state chief minister, Neiphiu Rio, and to remain faithful to the party.
Besides, the members have discussed issues ranging from enrolment of women into the party fold, gender equality, to expedite the ULB issues and women’s active participation right from the village and rural governance.
Altogether, 80 party women from all the units under the two assembly constituencies attended the programme.
The meeting was sponsored by Zale Neikha and Medo Yhokha.