ENPO to boycott Indian Independence Day if GoI fails to respond on Frontier Nagaland demand

DIMAPUR, JUNE 14 (MExN): The Central Executive Council (CEC) of the Eastern Nagaland Peoples Organization (ENPO) has reiterated its December 18, 2007 resolution, which opposes any form of bloodshed, threat, intimidation or violence within ENPO jurisdiction.

This was one of the resolve at the CEC meeting cum 5th reaffirmation of 18th December resolution of ENPO which was held from June 11-12, at Tuensang head quarter, Media Cell, ENPO said in a press statement.

More significantly, the CEC meeting also resolved to meet the central leaders immediately to pressurize the government to expedite the process for granting a separate state (Frontier Nagaland). It also resolved to abstain from participation in the Indian Independence Day celebration in the event, the Government of India fails to respond to this demand before August 10, 2019.

The house also reiterated the September 29, 2005 Longleng resolution for the security and safety of Eastern Nagaland leaders, that there must be no violence in any form such as killing, kidnapping, physical assault, threat, intimidation, undue disturbances etc. on the ENPO leaders, tribal leaders, frontal organization leaders and on innocent public by any armed cadres within ENPO jurisdiction.

The ENPO shall not extend any public co-operation to any faction/ groups for non-compliance of the above, it stated.

Besides CEC members of the 6 tribes and frontal organizations, the session was attended by the Eastern Nagaland elected members and representatives from different Naga Political Groups (NPGs) of Eastern Nagaland region.