‘NNC/FGN has no constitutional crisis’

Clarifies on appointment of Kedahge

Dimapur, September 27 (MExN): The NNC/FGN on Sunday issued a clarification regarding the news of the appointment of the NNC’s interim Kehdage (President) which was published in the local dailies on September 26.

While objecting to the claims of ‘constitutional crisis’, the NNC/FGN stated that it was ‘constrained’ to issue the clarification as the name of its Kehdage , Brigadier (Retd.) S Singnya was ‘dragged in’ the press release issued by NNC Vice president Thupuswuyi S Keyho.

The NNC/FGN stated that it has “no objection whatsoever” in the appointment of “interim Kedahge or even Kedahge “in the particular NNC group adding that they “do not interfere in the functioning of other political groups.”

At the same time, it added that it does not expect any splinter group to interfere in its affairs or drag in the name of any of its functionaries.

It further clarified that the “NNC/FGN has no constitutional crisis whatsoever as the activities and functioning of the Government are guided by the constitutional provisions of the Yehzabo of Nagaland.” In this regard, in the ongoing talks with the Government of India (GoI), the NNC/FGN as a part of the NNPGs with the approval and consent of the Council of Kilonsers duly endorsed by the Tatar Hoho has signed the preamble with GoI.

“The 66th Tatar Hoho and the 68th Tatar Hoho unanimously resolved to support the ongoing Peace Talk between the GoI and the NNPGs and the NNC/FGN is continuing the dialogue with the GoI to arrive at an honourable and mutually acceptable settlement,” it added.

The NNC/FGN further said that “any self respecting political group should refrain from trying to drag in the name of any NNC/FGN functionary just to gain mileage”