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GBs/DBs extends CF for 1 year
KOHIMA, MAY 27 (NPN): With the objective of creating a conducive atmosphere among warring Naga factions, a joint meeting convened by the Nagaland Joint Forum of GBs/DBs Tuesday here at Red Cross building, resolved to ask all the factions to agree to a one-year ceasefire between them, with effect from June 7, 2008. During the inter-factional ceasefire, the joint forum will take the initiative to bring top leaders from all groups together to a meeting under the umbrella of Joint Forum of GBs/ DBs, to work towards a harmonious and peaceful approach to Naga issue. The joint meeting attended by representatives of frontal organization and Naga national workers including Naga Hoho, ENPO, NNC, FGN, GPRN/NSCN (led by Khaplang) NBCC and GBs/DBs from all districts, also reaffirmed the 5-point resolutions adopted earlier on June 6, 2007, including condemnation of factional violence and cessation of fratricidal killings and bloodshed among Nagas of different factions as well as killings of innocent civilians during clashes. A joint press release issued by GBs/DBs Joint Forum chairman K Vikuto Zhimomi, convenor A Taku Longkumer, vice chairman T Siyang Chang and secretary Lungrahei Herie, informed the meeting also resolved to appeal to all factions for a peaceful co-existence among them and to create conducive atmosphere for peace in Naga society, Besides insisting on strict adherence to ceasefire ground rules by factions in letter and spirit besides full support to be given to the enforcing agency for its implementation, the meeting also resolved that violation of ceasefire by any group would be dealt with as per customary law, through the district forum and at the state level, The meeting further decided to bring the resolutions of Tuesday’s meeting to the notice of all factions, NGOs, Naga frontal organizations, churches and civil societies for their support and endorsement.Commissioner, Nagaland, H. K. Khulu also addressed the joint meeting. Meanwhile, the GBs/DBs Joint Forum informed that messages of support were also received from NMA, NSF and the GPRN/NSCN (led by Isak Chishi Swu). According to the Forum, the GPRN/NSCN (led by Isak Chishi Swu) had informed the Forum that though they could not attend the meeting in person due to their central meeting, they wanted the house to know that they would be a party to the decision. (Courtesy: Nagaland Post)
IMPHAL, Jun 1: Tamnganba Meetei, propaganda, communication and technical officer, military council of the KCP has condemned the joint statement of the KYKL and UNLF which stated that the KCP(MC) was a masked proxy of the Indian security forces. The statement lacks clarity while blaming the KCP(MC), it said.The joint statement of the KYKL and UNLF signed by the publicity and research secretary, Langamba of KYKL and deputy secretary, organization, N Ibochou of UNLF respectively which stated that the bomb blast incident at RIMS complex was an act of terrorism was indeed worthy of condemnation, it said.It is too much to say that the KCP(MC) was not a revolutionary group but part of IOF, the KCP official said.It was unfortunate that the two respected organizations were dispatching statements through media which confused the people. It happens to give a great chance to the anti-revolutionaries, it said.Like the UNLF which was broken into two factions, UNLF (Meghen) and UNLF (Oken) which is …
Imphal, May 28 2009: The last rites of Proctor of Manipur University Prof Md Islamuddin who was shot dead by armed cadres of the proscribed KYKL in the University campus on May 25 was performed today at the Kabrastan of his native birthplace Yairipok Changamdabi Mathak Leikai.
The body of Prof Islamuddin was taken back by the family members after an agreement was arrived at between the members of the JAC formed in connection with the killing and the Chief Minister during a meeting yesterday evening.
Last tributes paid to the mortal remains of Prof Md Islamuddin by colleagues
The agreement was arrived at over some demands that the JAC had placed before the Government.
Before performing the last rites, the body of Prof Islamuddin was taken from mortuary of RIMS Hospital to the campus of Manipur University where a large number of faculty members, students as well as general public paid their last respect and offered floral tributes to the departed soul.
IMPHAL, Oct 25: The irate public of Kongpal Khaidem Leikai destroyed a portion of a retaining wall which was constructed by the state IFCD as part of flood control measures three months back along the Kongba river at Kongpal Khaidem Leikai after the wall was found running long cracks this morning.The local public after discovery of the cracks on the wall constructed at the bank of Kongba river turned violent and carried out the dismantling process this morning around 10.30 am. About 10 meters of the cracked portion of the retaining wall was destroyed by them.In this connection, the local public of Kongpal Khaiden Leikai said that cracks had appeared earlier after the completion of the wall, but the cracks were filled with cement after they complained to the local MLA, Nandakumar recently.The locals said the wall was broken down as many portions of the retaining wall were found to be constructed without proper quality control. There was apprehension that the wall which was constructed …