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NPF alleges ACAUT of harbouring political grudge

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By EMN Updated: Mar 28, 2017 12:52 am
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Dimapur, March 27 (EMN): In a stunning accusation, the Naga People’s Front (NPF) on Monday alleged that “ACAUT members who talk against corruption”, were in fact “having close links with corrupt market monopolies”.

The NPF made this accusation through a press release issued by its “media & press bureau” on Monday. What was even more staggering was the ruling NPF, which enjoys unquestioned majority in the current “opposition-less government”, admitting of “corrupt market monopolies” – under its watch.

The statement, however, did not specify the nature or those responsible behind what the ruling party said was “corrupt market monopolies”.

“The ACAUT members are advised to first clean up their own house first before they launch their hateful tirade against the democratically elected leaders and the government. Of late, ACAUT has been poking its nose into everything as if it is the sole authority to pass judgment on the daily affairs of the government that is carried out in the best interest of the people.

“The ACAUT members, who talk against corruption, are in fact having close link with corrupt market monopolies. While trying to be the champions and crusaders against corruption, the NPF clearly understands the motive behind the members of ACAUT that they are players of back-door politics looking for easy entry by confusing the minds of the general public under the guise of raising corruption issues,” the NPF statement read.

According to the ruling NPF, the ACAUT members should declare their personal incomes and assets both movable and immovable, and the years of public service they have rendered if they are really clean to talk of corruption-free society.

“The public knows each and every member of the ACAUT, and they should not claim or act to be free from corruption. The party challenges ACAUT members to first face election and talk with mandate of the people rather than bark against the mandated government every time it does something for the people.

“The appointments are given to deserving Naga youths who possess requisite qualifications, and not to any outsiders or undeserving candidates. The appointments are given to the unemployed youths only. When the chief minister has stated on the floor of the august House that mistakes, if any, will not be repeated in the future, what more is expected of the government of the day?” it stated.

According to the party, it cannot agree to the dire consequential statements ‘[every time issues are raised spewing political venom against the NPF party.’

“That the ACAUT has been tirelessly working to bring down the government and to bring president’s rule in the state at the behest of vested interests, exposes their desperate ventures for political opportunity. Moreover, the ACAUT inciting youths to vote against NPF party in 2018 clearly exposes their political intentions,” it stated.

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By EMN Updated: Mar 28, 2017 12:52:44 am