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Should there be tribe-based unions within educational institutions and campuses? Why?

Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes. Tribe based unions are more organized and are able to maintain check and balance among its members in colleges. Without them there will be chaos. • Yes but…

Is Naga society open to talking about mental health issues? Why?

Is Naga society open to talking  about mental health issues? Why?

Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes we are open to talking mental health issues as long as it refers to somebody else not from within the family. Though it is only as deep as…

How would you rate the general Happiness Level of the people of Nagaland State? Why?

How would you rate the general Happiness Level of the people of Nagaland State? Why?

  Some of those who voted HIGH had this to say: • People are generally very happy and despite the pathetic state of affairs people seem to accept the situation. If they were not happy there would be social unrest.…

To end backdoor appointment do you agree there must be structural changes? Why?

To end backdoor appointment do you agree there must be structural changes? Why?

  Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes. But in the case of Nagaland, structural reforms can only happen when it begins by dismantling the very pillars that support “backdoor” appointments like tribalism, nepotism, bribery,…

Is a new breed of politicians needed to trigger change in Nagaland? Why?

Is a new breed of politicians needed to trigger change in Nagaland? Why?

Some of those who voted YES had this to say: •    Yes. Definitely we need a new breed of politicians that are willing to serve the people and not their own self interest. This new breed of politicians can come…

Are the existing power structures the main obstacle towards equality in Nagaland? Why?

Are the existing power structures the main obstacle towards equality in Nagaland? Why?

Some of those who voted YES had this to say: •    Yes. Absolutely yes. The existing power structures in our state ensure that only the rich will benefit and the powerful will remain in the seat of power. The recent…

Do you support the decision of the hohos who have resolved in principle to forming a Nagas of Nagaland platform? Why?

Do you support the decision of the hohos who have resolved in principle to forming a Nagas of Nagaland platform? Why?

Some of those who voted YES had this to say: •    It seems like we are doing many things without thinking. In the last couple of years we have seen many Nagaland based groups like CNTC, NTC, JCC and NTAC…

Do you think the ideological divide is overshadowing the commonalities within Naga society? Why?

Do you think the ideological divide is overshadowing  the commonalities within Naga society? Why?

Some of those who voted YES had this to say: • Yes, we are all so fond of picking up only the differences. Sometimes we even start creating differences out of nothing when there are no differences in the first…

Is the lack of independent, informed and objective information creating more confusion and division? Why?

Is the lack of independent, informed and objective information creating more confusion and division? Why?

Some of those who voted YES had this to say: •    Yes. The amount of rumors and unverified information floating around is misleading and creating more confusion. We are all drunk with false information and like a drunkard we are…

From the following options, which institution holds the most power in the present Nagaland state context? Why?

From the following options, which institution holds the most power in the present Nagaland state context? Why?

Some of those who voted State Government had this to say: •    I will say State Government because they control the finance and the security. Dont be fooled into thinking its the tribe organisation or the church. Its the state…

Do you think that 33% reservation for women infringes on Naga customary law and procedure of Article 371 (A)? How?

Do you think that 33% reservation for women infringes on Naga customary law and procedure of Article 371 (A)? How?

Some of those who voted YES had this to say: •    Yes, 33% WR certainly infringes the spirit of Naga customary practices which is also honoured under Article 371A. If any women reservation is required, let political parties reserve 33%…

Is fencing of the Indo-Myanmar border in Tuensang an opportunity for Nagas to set aside their differences and with one united voice work for the common goal? Why?

Is fencing of the Indo-Myanmar border in Tuensang an opportunity for Nagas to set aside their differences and with one united voice work for the common goal? Why?

Some of those who voted YES had this to say: •    Yes, it is said, common enemy unites people more than common goal. This is an opportunity for Nagas to stand united and fight against the common enemies of the…