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NPF crisis repercussions on failure to hijack party: Liezietsu

By EMN Updated: Aug 09, 2017 10:48 pm

Dimapur August 9 (EMN): The former Chief Minister and MLA, Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu on Wednesday alleged that the present crisis created by TR Zeliang and Neiphiu Rio as repercussions of their failure to take control of the party on behalf of the BJP.
A press note from the NPF Kohima division stated that Dr. Shürhozelie was speaking on a felicitation programme for being elected to the 10th Northern Angami AC by-election that was organised NPF Kohima Division.
He stated that the “present crisis created by the TR Zeliang and Neiphiu Rio Group as repercussion of their failure to hijack the NPF party to BJP”
“Dr. Shürhozelie who is also the president of the Naga People’s Front stated that it is so unfortunate that Zeliang and Rio after their failure to hijack the NPF into BJP have now turn their eye to dismantle the NPF party through backdoor, however, their evil design to ruin the party could not be fulfilled, he added.
The former Chief Minister also categorically pointed out that Zeliang and Rio along with state Governor, PB Acharya, BJP Nagaland incharge, Ram Madhav and North East Democratic Alliance Chairman, Himanto Biswas have agreed upon to dismiss his then government and install TR Zeliang government so that they will hijack the whole NPF party to BJP.
But fearing the Naga people as well as the legislators will oppose the move have now bargain down to dismantle the NPF party.” stated the press release.
He also termed the instances of some party workers leaving the party to be with the expelled and suspended NPF legislators as “very unfortunate,” and reminded the party workers not to worry since as they left the party unable to face the challenges ahead of them.
He also state that the appointment of Rio as the imterim president of the NPF “is nothing but just a foolish politics” as there is no such mentioned post in NPF constitution and stated that “Rio is nobody in the party”.
He also called upon the party leaders to take the present crisis as challenges since politics “has ups and downs but leaders who stood with the principle always wins” and that the present “rough period”, is a time to test one’s “sincerity and integrity towards the party”.
He also stated hope that in the coming 2018 assembly elections the party will have a peaceful election with only the “good leaders”.
“Speaking on the occasion, MLA, Dr. Chotisuh Sazo termed the present crisis fighting between the NPF and the greedy and power monger leaders. He also said that the winning of Dr. Shürhozelie to the by-election as the winning of the whole Naga people who stood with the truth and urged upon the party leaders to stand remain firmed,” the press note further stated.

By EMN Updated: Aug 09, 2017 10:48:30 pm