Union ministers assure support for peaceful settlement of Naga political issue
Dimapur, June 6 (EMN): The Naga scholars’ association (NSA) has interacted with the union minister for Human Resources Development (HRD) Prakash Javadekar and union minister for Road Transport and Water Resources, Nitin Gadkari on June 5 in New Delhi. The meetings were arranged by the governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya. A press release received here on Wednesday from the association informed.
Recalling his last visit to Doyang Hydro in Wokha, as Environment minister, Union Minister Javadekar, said that the state has untapped potential and that the centre has a huge responsibility towards the state to harness the potential. The minister also expressed his concern towards the Naga political settlement.
Union Minister Gadkari also expressed his concern for the Naga peace settlement and also in developing the Northeast states.
Both the ministers have assured to extend their support for a peaceful settlement of the Naga political issue, the press release stated.
Expressing his concern over the political settlement between the Government of India and the Naga political negotiators, governor opined that once there is peace in the state, it will enable the Nagas to rise up with its potentials and would able to compete with the rest of the world. The governor appreciated the NSA’s initiatives.
President NSA Dr. Zuchamo Yanthann said the Naga political issue has affected lives of all the Nagas. However, he said today Nagas see another great opportunity for the long cherished dream is at hand for the final settlement. He requested the ministers to extend their support for a peaceful settlement.
Governor urges scholars to voice out for Nagas
Also, on June 3, the NSA invited governor and apprised him about the activities of the association.
During the discourse, governor shared various issues of the state of affairs in Nagaland. Some of the concerns discussed were rampant corruption, lack of law and order knowledge, poor condition of government schools and proxy teachers, poor road condition.
Keeping these issues in view, the governor has urged the NSA to raise their voice against such ill-practices and poor state of affairs that is prevalent in Naga society.
Members of the Naga Students’ Union Delhi and the Nagaland Armed Police (NAP) also attended the meeting.