Kohima, October 12 (NEx): The first day of the statewide bandh on all NL-10 & NL-11 registered vehicles jointly called by the Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) and Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF) in protest against the inaction of the government of Nagaland in mainstreaming the SSA-RMSA 2010 & 2013 batches into the state education cadre drew to a peaceful and successful close.
A joint press release from NSF & ENSF stated that the federating units and subordinate bodies of the two federations implemented the bandh in letter & in spirit in their respective jurisdiction. A total of 37 vehicles violating the bandh were seized by the volunteers of the two federations from all over the state. All COVID-19 SOPs were strictly adhered to by the volunteers during the agitation exercise.
The release also informed that officials of the two federations after a threadbare discussion on the developments of the day, unanimously decided to keep the agitation in abeyance considering the sudden and untimely demise of (Late) Eno. C M Chang, Hon’ble Minister, Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Justice & Law, Govt. Nagaland as a mark of respect for the departed leader. The two federations offer deepest condolences to the bereaved family of the dear departed leader and assured their continued prayer support in the days to come.
However, the agitation shall resume on October 19, 2020, and the federations directed the federating units and sub-ordinate bodies to put in place all necessary preparations in-order to ensure that the next phase of agitation is carried out successfully.
The two federations, further, extended deepest gratitude for the continued support and co-operations by it’s units in all the endeavours being undertaken by the two federations and also to the Naga people for extending their solidarity towards the cause impacting a large section of the teaching community.