Mokokchung, February 14 (MTNews): The National People’s Party (NPP), Nagaland State kicked off its election campaign in favor of Tsungro Kithan, the party’s candidate from 40 Bhandari Assembly Constituency under Wokha District on February 13, 2023 at a centralized location in Khakuthato Village of the Northern Sumi Region.
According to a press release from the party, the program was spearheaded by the NPP State President, Dr Andrew Ahoto Sumi, the State Vice Presidents, Simon Yepthomi and Khehoto, the State General Secretary (Organization), Philip Lam along with a host of other party executives which included the Youth and Women Wing leaders also. The program was also attended by public leaders and civil society organizations from the constituency which included more than 30 GBs and Asst. GBs.
As part of the campaign, the NPP team along with the party executives of Wokha District also visited the nearby Champang Oil Field area which despite its strategic importance has been lying under acute neglect under subsequent governments for a long period of time due to which despite the huge potential resource of petroleum the same has not been harnessed till date.
During the program, the President of NPP Nagaland State and others discussed on the role of NPP in creating better and long term opportunities for the people of not only Bhandari but also of the entire state so that a more resolute and transparent governance can be given to the people who have for a long time been reeling under the shadow of corruption and underdevelopment, the press release said..
During the visit to the constituency, it was also observed by the team from NPP that despite sharing an inter-state boundary with a more developed Assam State, the road connectivity of the area was totally poor and lacking. The constituency and its adjoining areas do not even have proper drinking water facilities which were unfortunate and lamentable, it added..