Eastern Nagaland orgs reaffirm on Tuensang Summit

Tobu, November 10 (MExN): The Eastern Nagaland Peoples’ Organization (ENPO) along with nine other civil society organisations in the region reaffirmed its stance on the December 18, 2007, Tuensang Summit Resolution that “there should be no bloodshed, threat, intimidation or any form of violence within ENPO jurisdiction.”

A decision to this effect was taken during a ‘historical summit’ convened by the ENPO at Tobu town on Tuesday, a press release informed. 

In addition of the reaffirmation, and in the larger interest of peace and tranquility in the region, it was further resolved that, the “public of ENPO shall not tolerate and shall oppose to any form of violence such as killings, kidnapping, physical assault, threat etc. in any manner, both amongst the Naga Political Groups, and on the ENPO and tribal leaders and on innocent public Pre-Naga Solution and Post-Naga Solution.”

The unity of the people of Eastern Nagaland shall continue irrespective of any tribes or groups, the ENPO asserted.

In the event of non compliance, it said the public of Eastern Nagaland would cease all forms of co-operation and the public of ENPO would take appropriate measures against the group. The ENPO shall reach out and appeal the same to all the other Naga tribes, it said.

“The summit was a prayerful call to the Naga national workers from Eastern Nagaland to seriously deliberate on peace and tranquility pre and post Naga Political Solution,” it added.

As per the release, the resolution was endorsed by the Presidents of the Chang Khulei Setshang, Khiamniungan Tribal Council, United Sangtam Likhum Pumji, Eastern Nagaland Gaon Bora Union, Eastern Naga Students’ Federation, Eastern Nagaland Women Organisation, ENPO and vice presidents of the Yimchunger Tribal Council, Phom People’s Council and Konyak Union.