Kohima, October 10 (NEx): The Angami Public Organisation (APO) in a letter addressed to the President of Naga Students Federation(NSF) stated that APO will not allow any bandh or agitation to take place in the Angami area and requested NSF to call off the state-wide bandh of vehicular movement to be imposed on government registered vehicles (NL-10 and NL-11) called by the students’ bodies from October 12, 2020.
Earlier, the Naga Students Federation (NSF) & Eastern Naga Students Federation (ENSF) jointly called for a state-wide bandh of vehicular movement to be imposed on government registered vehicles (NL-10 and NL-11) with effect from October 12, 2020 as the first phase of agitation until further communique from the two federations, with regard to mainstreaming of SSA & RMSA teachers of 2010 & 2013 batch.
APO President, Dr. Kepelhusie Terhuja and Vice President, KT Vilie stated that APO after a meeting came to a conclusion that, it cannot allow any kind of agitation/bandh in the Angami area at this crucial juncture as we all are passing through the threat of COVID-19 infection and number of infected persons are increasing daily. In the case of any group calling agitation /bandh forcefully, it will be considered as a direct challenge to the decision of APO, it said.
The whole state has come to a standstill due to pandemic and normal activities of the people is still a far cry. Also the Naga solution is at the door step with every Naga leaders putting their heads together, working hard to bring solution for the Nagas, to attain a conscious decision for the future. Hence, the APO requested NSF to call off the agitation / bandh to prevail peace and harmony in the State, it said.
APO also requested the government of Nagaland not to terminate the SSA & RMSA teachers from the service and that the state government should regularize the service of SSA & RMSA teachers according to the vacancies that arises, it added.