A joint meeting of DCC-ACCC, Phek district held February 20 at Meluri town has condemned the resignation of former MLA Deo Nukhu, who it termed, had acted in a manner alien to its culture/ethos and against the Christian principle.
Phek DCC president, Mikha Kenye and general secretary (admn), Khosapa Venuh in a joint statement said the house called upon the people of 17-Chizami A/C to reject him and show him the door, adding that a person who had resigned as irresponsible MLA has no moral right to seek the mandate of the people again.
The meet also called upon loyal Congress men of the constituency to remain composed and expose his “immoral act” to ensure his defeat in the bye-election, Phek DCC stated.
Further, the house called upon all “right thinking” people of the State and various organizations, especially faith and Church-based organizations to condemn the despicable act of the resigned MLAs who had degraded and reduced the respect of the public office to a purchasable commodity.
DCC also condemned “Neiphiu Rio’s style of playing briefcase politics that is causing irreparable damage to the Naga society.”
Lauding the UPA government for pumping so many funds in the State, DCC condemned the rampant corrupt practices of DAN government and resolved to demand for a thorough probe/inquiry by CBI or State Vigilance.
It also resolved to seek people’s mandate based on issues and fight the NPF-led DAN candidate in the ensuing Lok Sabha election and over-throw the “corrupt” DAN government, the release added.
Meanwhile, DCC in a separate note has said former INC candidate V. Lasuh and 22 other prominent leaders under 17 Chizami A/C, who had supported independent candidate in the 2008 election have applied to join Indian National Congress.
The release stated that accordingly, DCC Phek has accepted them and that it was expecting host of other leaders to follow suit and join the Congress party in the next few days.