Nagaland

Chief Minister’s 2nd meet with ENSF inconclusive; Agitation to enter 4th day

As the indefinite democratic agitation called by the Eastern Naga Students Federation (ENSF) enters the third day, the Chief Minister of Nagaland convened another meeting, today with the ENSF officials alongwith Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) to discuss on the demands by the federation, but ended inconclusive

Kohima, December 02 (NEx): As the indefinite democratic agitation called by the Eastern Naga Students Federation (ENSF) enters the third day, the Chief Minister of Nagaland convened another meeting, today with the ENSF officials alongwith Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) to discuss on the demands by the federation, but ended inconclusive. Students’ bodies to continue the ongoing agitation, which will enter the 4th day tomorrow.

(Lockdown of government office by ENSF as part of ongoing agitation under Eastern Nagaland jurisdiction)

The ENSF President, Sepili Sangtam in a press release informed that ENSF has attended a meeting convened by the Chief Minister along with Chief Secretary, P&AR department and Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) at Chief Minister’s Residential Complex today, December 02, 2020 to settle the issue in regard to the agitation called by the federation to come to a logical conclusion on the genuine demands placed by the federation pertaining to NSSB and NPSC.

(Lockdown of government office by ENSF as part of ongoing agitation under Eastern Nagaland jurisdiction)

This is the second meeting convened by the Chief Minister with the students’ body, which ended inconclusive even yesterday. The federation stated that the proposed democratic indefinite agitation will continue in the entire Eastern jurisdiction until the demands are fulfilled.

Meanwhile, the second day of the 2nd Phase democratic indefinite agitation called by the ENSF passed off peacefully and successfully. Locking down of government offices and restriction of movement of government registered vehicles by the six federating units at respective head quarters also passed of peacefully, today, informed the press release

On the third day of the ongoing agitation, two (2) vehicles were seized by the federating units at two different jurisdictions. Altogether, 14 vehicles have been seized so far.

The federation further extended their gratitude to the six federating units for their continued support and cooperation for the cause. The federation also directed all the six federating units that the 2nd Phase of day three indefinite democratic agitation remains the same as per the directives issued.

The ENSF also acknowledged the continuous effort of the Chief Minister and sincere commitment shown towards the federation to settle the issue.