Total bandh in Wokha on January 31
LHJAC to organise public rally at Bhandari town today
Dimapur, Jan. 29: Lotha Hoho Joint Action Committee (LHJAC) has announced total bandh in Wokha town on January 31 and February 1. The decision to this effect was taken during a massive gathering of Lotha community on January 28.
LHJAC has sought help and support from every village and colonies in Wokha and Bhandari towns by mobilising atleast one youth volunteer from each family to ensure success of the bandh. The volunteers are asked to report at Control Room located at Police Point and PWD junction at 6 a.m.
LHJAC also cautioned the administration and police not to mishandle the issue in order to avoid unnecessary confrontation, adding the government will be held responsible in the event of any untoward incident.
LHJAC has appreciated all parties and organisations, villages, individuals especially the Wokha District Chamber of Commerce and Industry for tolerance, cooperation and understanding the situations.Stating that no public should caste vote in the form of postal ballot/ EDC or voter slip, it asked volunteers to keep vigil at all the polling stations in their respective ward. LHJAC also ask the public not to sell banned items like liquor during the band.
Meanwhile, LHJAC has convened a joint emergency meeting at LTC Hall with all colony chairmen and youth organisation leaders on January 31 at 1 pm. LHJAC along with Lotha Hoho and LLRPO will organise a public rally cum meeting at Bhandari town at 11 p.m. on January 30. In this connection, it asked surrounding villages and colonies to attend the meeting positively.
While appreciating the support of candidates in boycotting the ULB elections, LHJAC once again appealed to all intending candidates to tender mass resignation to avoid the Lotha public resolution of January 8, 2017.
Emergency services such as hospitals, pharmacies, medical visitations, banks and educational institution will be exempted from the purview of the bandh. LHJAC also advised all government registered vehicles to stay off the road.
District hospitals, Mhondamo Memorial Hospital, Fire Service are asked to stay on alert. It also asked doctors and nurses to be present in their respective station.
All concerned are asked to contact its convenor Nchumbemo Ezung (9612823590), co-convenor Panka Ezung (9436007416), member secretary M James Tungoe (9206108727) and member Aben S Ngullie for assistance.