Some of those who voted YES had this to say: Yes. It proves that the public is no longer tolerant of the evils in the society and we want change. It is a voice getting across to the right authority, expressing our discontent and our aspirations for change and for a just society. Yes. […]
Do you believe that a new system of bureaucracy is needed to bring about positive changes in Nagaland?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: Yes the system needs to be changed. What has happened to all those young and enthusiastic bureaucrats who joined the system with the zeal to change our state? It looks like the system has changed them rather than those individuals changing the system. […]
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: Yes, there was some positive significant impact this election. At least unlike the past that rowdiness and tension was not there. It still has not reached full clean elections but at least it has made a beginning. Not perfect. There will […]
Are Naga public discussions driven by pre-conceived assumptions and personal opinions rather than by truth, evidences and facts? Why?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: Yes, Because Nagas knows only about yesterday and exaggerate about it. We cannot think about tomorrow. Second, we cannot think beyond our own tribal community. Third, we cannot think beyond money. Fourth, we cannot think beyond receiving. Yes, Yes. We have a […]
The people need to insist on “clean candidates” for the Clean Elections Campaign to be effective? Why?
Some of those who Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes. At the heart of the Clean Election Campaign is Clean Candidates. How can we expect the present lot of politicians to run a clean election campaign, it is almost impossible. If we really mean business we need to identify […]
By electing self-serving politicians, is the electorate equally responsible for undermining democratic practices and equitable development in Nagaland? How?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: Yes, definitely. The politicians are no doubt self-serving, but the electorate is even worse. The electorate is as guilty for not holding up democratic principles and for voting on the candidate from whom they personally benefit more. Yes, the electorate is equally responsible for the […]
Do you agree the present legislators are so blinded by political power and vested interests that they have lost the moral authority to lead? Why?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: Yes, they have become blind with power and money. Its the blind leading the blind. It is time for the public to wake up from our slumber and say enough is enough. Yes, we don’t have State and district Minister and MLA for the last […]
Do you believe the 18-point pledge signed between NBCC and the political parties will make an impact on the Clean Election Campaign? Why?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: If implemented in letter and in true Christian spirit by all the stakeholders. Many young people are tired of the wrong way politics is being played in Nagaland. Many are already working hard to educate the grassroots through the churches and on personal levels too. […]
In today’s present scenario the necessity for Nagaland State government to honestly implement the Inner Line Permit (ILP) is indispensable?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes, but police are not doing their proper duty plus government is not serious about it, which is a serious issue today in our Nagas context. • Yes. Go to the Dimapur railway station and see why. • Yes. The NSF was […]
Do you agree that the present Election practice is the key that keeps the wheel of corruption turning in Nagaland? How?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes the present election system is one of the key factors that keep the corruption wheel turning. If we are to fight corruption the election system needs to be cleaned up if not the corruption will continue. From money to job promises, the election […]
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes. Its high time for politicians in Nagaland to use social media. They should be atleast accessible in the media forum. • Yes it’ll be a good innovation toward better governance where you can reach the people and have their opinion too • Yes. […]
Unlike other NE states that stand up to the Centre, Nagaland govt is unable to take a firm stand due of over-dependence on Delhi? Why?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes the state government is guilty of being complacent and being over-dependent on Delhi. Every time our ministers and bureaucrats keep going there with a begging bowl. How can they question the hand that feeds them? • Yes, our Nagaland state government has no […]