Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes, because once elections are held the probability for solution will go further away. • Isn’t that the ultimate aspiration of the Nagas? Decades of struggles, bloodshed and sacrifices yet here we are cowering behind the door and trying to dabble on the […]
Are those in power and wanting the status quo to continue feeling threatened by the Naga Reconciliation process? Why?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes, our factional leaders, tribal leaders and politicians are benefiting most from our divided Naga society. They are all very busy building their own kingdoms and piling up their wealth. They have forgotten that even if they get away with their corrupt dealings, there […]
Is the Govt of India justified in extending the Disturbed Areas Act in Nagaland for another six months? Why?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes. The central government will always find one excuse or the other to justify the DAA and AFSPA in Nagaland. So there is no point harping about it. The best way is to find a political solution. • Yes, because Nagas are divided […]
Do you agree that Anticorruption strategies need to be based on evidence to a much greater degree if it is to make any progress? Why?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes. Evidences are needed to make any conviction, in the absence of evidences as a subject of conviction, there are possibilities that even an innocent person can fall prey. It is also important that people in authority do not provide and hindrances while in […]
Will the Clean Election Campaign be more effective if pastors lead with commitment, dedication and integrity? Why?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes, it will be far more effective and I totally agree. For Naga community the Church plays a very important role and if the pastors can take the lead the followers will even sacrifice. • Yes. Integrity and humility • Yes it […]
Do you think the Nagaland electorate is ready to vote for honest, sincere and visionary candidates in 2018 elections? Why?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Absolutely yes…! Beginning is the hardest thing in life but once it starts, the next time will be better and best. Kuknalim • I will say yes. But it is only a small section of the electorate. Will it make any difference? Time will […]
Is public silence and complacent attitude allowing the Nagaland govt to get away from its responsibility for the crumbling infrastructure? How?
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes. Just look at Dimapur. They are hardly getting 4 to 5 hours of electricity a day but they are so comfortably numb and enjoying the blackout. • Yes. No unity among Nagas. If somebody raise a voice, first they will identify the […]
Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Nagaland is a failed state and it’s main sickness is Corruption. All of us are corrupted. The Lokayukta may not be able to catch all the corrupt officers and politicians, but it will catch a few and it must make an example of them. […]
Some of those who Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes, Nagaland government is solely responsible for the State’s collapsing infrastructure. At times, the public is blamed for demanding money during election but that is just negligible amount of state economy though voting for money is wrong too. The lion’s share of […]
Don’t you think that the budget earmarked for the Hornbill Festival 2017 would be better spent on repairing Nagaland roads? Why?
Some of those who Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes! Good roads can boost tourism more than hornbill festival does. • Yes. To begin with there is No Hornbill Festival budget as such. It is amazing that after all these years there does not seem to be any properly […]
Some of those who voted, ‘A Seasoned Candidate’ had this to say: • At this time our situation needs some of the good seasoned candidates, some fresh ones and some honest and sincere ones. • It takes time to learn the How’s of corruption. • I would go for seasoned candidate. We […]
Some of those who Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes. Ism has torn us apart from a nation to tribe, from tribe to clanism. • Yes. I agree with the observation made by a retired bureaucrat who said that the organisation of districts along tribal lines and the formation […]