Nagaland: Naga political problem, resource constraints mars Independence Day celebrations

Nagaland: Naga political problem, resource constraints mars Independence Day celebrations

KOHIMA, August 15: Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang today said the Naga society is facing many problems, including the Naga political problem and appealed the people to cooperate to resolve the problems through mutual understanding.

Unfurling the National tricolor at the Secretariat Plaza in the Nagaland Civil Secretariat in Kohima on the occasion of 71st Independence Day this morning

Zeliang said the Government of Nagaland is also playing a practical role towards the solving the Naga political problem and the Nagaland Legislative Assembly has constituted a Political Affairs Committee to vigorously pursue with the Government of India for an early settlement of the Naga political problem, that is inclusive, honourable and acceptable for all the Nagas.

He said the Government is encouraged to witness the proactive steps being taken on the matter in the recent consultations with all the apex Naga Civil societies, including the Nagaland Gaon Burhas' (village headmen) Federation and expressed confidence that such broad-based consultations with all sections of society will facilitate resolution of the Naga political problem.

Giving details of various achievements that the State has made, Zeliang said despite of acute resource constraints; the State has made much progress in various sectors, but yet a long way to go to realize the vision for progress and development for all. There is no doubt that Nagaland will achieve the goal of peace, progress and prosperity with unwavering determination and hard work.

"Keeping in mind the 'Vision 2030,' let is all make concerted efforts to spur steady growth of our economy and to bring the State at par with the rest of the country. Let us all join hands to work for the goals set by the founders of our great nation. Together, let us work to transform India into a vibrant country that will offer opportunities to each and every citizen of the country to lead a prosperous and dignified life," Mr Zeliang said.

(Agencies)

Featured image(courtesy): AIR News Kohima

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