Kohima, April 07 (NEx): The People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) Government organised a thanksgiving program on completion of three years governance in Nagaland and to felicitate the newly elected unopposed MLA H. Chuba Chang at State Banquet Hall Chief Minister’s residential complex Kohima on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021.
Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio in his message said the thanksgiving service is significant because it comes at the backdrop of the completion of three years of PDA Government. He said that while progressive achievements were made, the Government has been bogged down with an entire year of battling the global pandemic. He commented that the remaining two years of the government tenure is most crucial and important to fulfill the promises of the manifestos and the Common Minimum Program.
Rio also stated that there are several crucial and important issues that needs to be faced but most important in the agenda is to deliver good governance under a spirit of transparency and justice. He further added that efforts like the establishment of the Staff Selection Board, removal of VIP culture, improved e-governance and use of technology to combat governance challenges remain at the core of the government’s initiatives.
Rio also congratulated H. Chuba Chang for being elected unopposed adding that it will be his 5th time entering the Nagaland Legislative Assembly from the 51 Noksen Assembly Constituency under Tuensang district. He expressed gratitude especially the intending candidates who unanimously abided by the party principle of supporting the official candidate who was given ticket.
Rio added that through it, an excellent precedent has been set and party discipline has been exemplified and congratulated all those who played a contributing role in securing this uncontested victory.
The CM further urged upon the Ministers and elected members and rank and file of the party organizations to rededicate towards the service of the people and reminded all that there is a need to make concrete efforts to ensure that the policies and programmes of the government reach the targeted sections in letter and spirit.
Rio said that people have enormous expectations upon the government and our responsibility is to reach governance to the doorsteps of every household and each one of us must make sincere efforts towards realization of this aspiration.
The Deputy Chief Minister, Y. Patton in his short speech stated that the PDA government are committed for good governance and for all round development of the State. He also congratulated the newly elected MLA, H. Chuba Chang on behalf of the PDA government and expressed hoped that his vast experience in Naga politics will be valuable and help the PDA government to grow stronger and scale greater heights.
Short speeches were also delivered by President NDPP & Chairman PDA State BJP GS & Member PDA.
(With inputs from DIPR)