The Konyak Union (KU), Khiamniungan Tribal Council (KTC), and United Sangtam Likhüm Pümj (USLP) have reiterated their commitment to uphold the February 23, 2024, Chenmoho resolution to abstain from participating in the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections scheduled for June 26.

Konyak Union (KU): KU President Tingthok Konyak, KNSK President Ponglem Konyak, and KSU President Temwang Angh issued an office order directing all individuals, groups, and political parties within Konyak jurisdiction to refrain from participating in or filing nominations for the upcoming ULB elections.

“This order will remain in effect until the Government of India and the State government accede to the demand for the Frontier Nagaland Territory (FNT) as offered by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA),” the leaders declared. They warned that anyone defying the order would do so at their own risk and would be considered traitors to the public cause, with their names remembered as such. Defaulters would also be responsible for reimbursing expenses incurred in support of the FNT cause.

Khiamniungan Tribal Council (KTC): The KTC held a joint meeting with all frontal organizations, including GBs and prominent tribal leaders, on June 5. They reaffirmed their commitment to the ENPO Chenmoho resolution and the reaffirmation on May 14, 2024, at Tourist Lodge, Dimapur.

KTC General Secretary P Hato, Vice President WC Kui, KSU President Shangchiu, KMH President K Chongkoi, NDGBA President Lamyah Hd GB Noklak town, and All Ward Union Noklak town jointly resolved to abstain from the ULB elections due to the unresolved FNT demand. They warned that any violation of this resolution would invoke KTC R/M No. (6).

United Sangtam Likhüm Pümj (USLP):USLP reiterated its directive to the Sangtam community to adhere to the Eastern Nagaland Public Emergency called by the ENPO and the public resolution adopted on February 23, 2024, at Chenmoho, which calls for non-participation in any Central and State elections. This stance was reaffirmed on May 14, 2024, at Tourist Lodge, Dimapur.

USLP directed all its members to abstain from the ULB elections within its jurisdiction. Any individual or group violating this directive would be solely responsible and act at their own risk.
These orders have been issued in the interest of maintaining the collective decision of their respective communities.

Mokokchung Times

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