Reconsider decision to leave JLF, PDA appeals to NPF
Dimapur, August 20 (EMN): The People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) has appealed to the Naga People’s Front’s (NPF) Legislature Party to reconsider its decision to withdraw from the Joint Legislators Forum (JLF).
The People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) met on August 20 in Kohima, a press release from the coalition stated. The press release stated a number of resolutions the members stated they took during the meeting.
‘The PDA appeals to the NPF Legislature Party to reconsider its decision to withdraw from the JLF in the greater interest of Naga society so that we continue to set aside all differences and rise above party affiliations in order to strive towards the realisation of the people’s desire which is lasting and genuine peace,’ the alliance stated.
The JLF will continue to play its role of ‘facilitating the peace process’ with ‘committed dedication to fulfil the cry and will of the people,’ it stated.
The PDA also welcomed the decision of the government of India for ‘taking the initiative’ to resume the Indo-Naga political dialogue ‘with utmost seriousness in our collective endeavour for a political solution that will pave the way for peace, progress and all-round development.’
Another statement to the resolutions was about the Independence Day speech of the Nagaland governor. While stating that Nagaland may not be the best-performing state, ‘we are making every effort to take the state forward on all development fronts,’ it stated.