NPF to pursue goal towards ‘shared homeland’
Kohima, Feb. 7 (EMN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) has assured that the party would continue to support and work towards the realisation of a ‘common Naga homeland’ and a ‘shared future’ through integration of contiguous Naga-inhabited areas. The party released its election manifesto for 2018 recently. The party has pledged the institution of what it called the ‘peace subvention fund’ for the Naga political issue; provide support to all effort aimed at expediting resolution of the issue; and work on ‘mission mode’ to facilitate an ‘honourable conclusion.’
In its immediate governance reforms measures, the party said to check corruption by assuring to deal with all corruption-related cases ‘firmly as per law’; serious corruption cases ‘with prima facie proof’ would be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation to bring offenders before the law.
The party’s manifesto also talks about bringing about a new approach to socio-economic development via ‘appraisal of programmes’ of the Nagaland state government departments; setting up state development and economic advisory committees; ‘rectification of imbalances’ in development and special focus on development of backward areas; completion of ongoing projects, and basic infrastructure and other development programmes.
The NPF also assured stricter check on illegal immigrants; ensure participation of legislators in governance, clean election; instate measures to ensure political stability; improve healthcare, education and employment generation, basic infrastructure, youth and women empowerment, environment, social security; and policing and law and order.