The Governor of Nagaland, P. B. Acharya while speaking to the newsmen said that the government is working towards solving the Naga Political Issues and the solution will be out within six months. The Governor further asserted that, to bring the development and progress in Nagaland and other northeastern states, the Naga issue needed to get the conclusion now. Also, he said that the government’s main agenda incorporates the welfare of the Naga people.
Governor P.B. Acharya was interacting with the newsmen at Raj Bhavan in Kohima on Tuesday. He said that to include the Naga areas from Manipur, Assam and Myanmar had not been an easy task and it would demand time to get the borders reformations done to form Greater Nagaland. The governor also expressed his happiness over the appeal of NSCN (I-M) leader Th. Muivah to observe fast on March 18 and said that he would also have the fast on the day.
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When being asked about the current political scenario, Governor P.B. Acharya said that if the democratic tradition should be taken into account, an experienced leader like TR Zeliang sitting in the opposition would be a great asset to the state.
The governor seemed hopeful for the development of the northeastern states and remarked that teamwork would lead to transparency and the development of these states. The Nagaland governor also informed that he had already instructed the to-be-chief minister of the state, Neiphiu Rio to form a de-centralized budget so that every district should have the distinctive budget for road, schools, hospitals etc so that the transparency could prevail for the development.
He also stated that the alliance of NDPP-BJP had thirty members and with JD(U) informing him through the official letter that the party would extend its support to the alliance, to form the government in the state of Nagaland. The governor also disclosed that the NPP’s State unit too had forwarded its letter of support to the alliance and for the purpose, he had instructed the NPP president, Ato Yepthomi to get the letter signed by its central president and its two MLAs.
Now that the NDPP-BJP alliance has got 34 members, P.B Acharya was hopeful of getting a stable government in Nagaland. The governor further added that the strong opposition would play the key role in making a successful and vibrant democracy, and with Zeliang sitting in the opposition, he was assured of getting it done.
Nadda said, NDPP-BJP alliance would facilitate solving the Naga issue
Jagat Prakash Nadda, the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare has expressed the confidence that the alliance of BJP with NDPP would result into a stable government for the state of Nagaland and would bring the all-round development for Nagaland.
The minister was at Raj Bhavan in Kohima where he was speaking to the media on Tuesday after submitting BJP’s letter of support to Governor. BJP’s National General Secretary Arun Singh with 12 BJP MLAs, State BJP president Visasolie Lhoungu and others had accompanied the Union Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda.
As per the reliable sources, since Patton is the BJP legislature party leader, the chances are high of him becoming the deputy chief minister of Nagaland. When the union minister was asked about the ratio of ministers between alliance partners, he said that the matter was not decided yet and informed that the Central BJP leaders were in touch with NDPP to get this issue sorted.
(News Source: Nagaland Post)
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