Sumi students tighten restrictions on non-Nagas
Dimapur, Nov. 4 (EMN): The apex Sumi student organization – Sumi Kiphimi Kuqhakulu (SKK) – has announced that non-Naga persons hailing from the three districts of Karimganj, Silchar and Nagaon in Assam shall have to ‘produce certified true copy of residential proof from the competent authority and certified true copy of police verification of antecedents and character from their respective districts’ in order to stay in the district of Zunheboto.According to a press release from the SKK on Saturday, they had a meeting with non-Naga communities of Zunheboto on November 4. “It may be mentioned here that the SKK had earlier issued an ultimatum on October 2 to all the illegal non Naga communities residing within Zunheboto district to leave the district on or before November 2, i.e. 30 days notice, a copy of which was send to all the major local dailies.
“On expiry of the ultimatum, the SKK is all geared up to start the verification drive. In the process of which, the meeting with the non-Naga community leaders was held. Both the Muslim and the Hindu community leaders fully expressed their assurance to cooperate in the drive process.”
According to the statement, the non-Naga community leaders resolved to submit the names with details along with the photographs of all the legal Indian residents of the district by November 15. “The meeting also resolved that if any illegal immigrants are found enlisted in the community list, the community shall bear full responsibility”.