9 Kohima Town AC: Er Meshenlo Kath of INC kick off election campaign

Kohima, February 14 (MTNews): In view of the upcoming 14th NLA election the kickoff program for Er Meshenlo Kath was held at Congress Bhavan, Kohima which was attended by various congress party workers and supporters of Er Meshenlo Kath.




The program opened with an invocation by Ato Y Sumi and a speech was delivered by Khriedi Theünuo, working president NPCC and contesting candidate.


Theünuo stated that the Congress party is obligated to the then PM Jawarhalal Nehru and Indira Gandhi whose support and contribution has brought statehood to Nagaland.


He further stated that Nagaland state was created through the 16 point agreement and the provisions of the 16 point agreement of which some of the points are incorporated in the constitution under Article 371A and in which he claimed that ‘Nagas are enjoying the fruit’.


He pointed out that congress stands for freedom of religion and safeguarding the minorities and further stated that the Congress party preserves Naga rights and have always stood for Nagas in every way. He appealed to all like-minded citizens to come forward in order to bring good governance in the state.


The contesting candidate Er Meshenlo Kath stated that Nagaland is the only state in India without a medical college and has been declared the worst performing state in India by NITI Aayog.


He further stated that the state does not have sportsmanship as such he urged the people that “instead of complaining on various social media platforms we have to think for a solution”.


Furthermore, he stated that he wants to be in the opposition and check the system. The role of the opposition is to raise questions to the government of the day and hold the government accountable.


“A strong opposition is needed to check the policies and governance of the day,” he stated.

“The congress manifesto focuses on the youth. It has provided 0? loan for higher studies for students,” he said.

The program was ended with a vote of thanks by Imkongmeren Jamir secretary, NPCC.

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