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Nagas want peace: Dr. Jamir
Correspondent Kisama, Dec 6 (NPN):
Published on 7 Dec. 2009 1:16 AM IST
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Governor of Maharastra Dr. S.C Jamir today appealed to both the overground and underground to realize that Nagas are one and want peace and that the younger generation want to grow without any hindrance. Dr Jamir said this while speaking as chief guest at the Hornbill Rock Contest here this evening. Dr. Jamir also stressed on the need for Nagas to come together with sincerity and commitment so as to bring peace in Nagaland. “We want to give to the present generation the legacy of peace, harmony and a united, prosperous Nagaland,” he said. He said it should be the collective effort of the government, civil societies and NGOs to bring love, compassion for the future of the younger generation so as to allow them to grow without any hindrance and make Nagaland as a model state in the country and the world. He also said there was need for creating a peaceful and harmonious atmosphere so that the young generation could get an opportunity to expose and excel in the this competitive world to develop their minds without any fear. While saying that Naga youth have the capacity and enormous talents, he urged upon them to learn to excel and wished them goodwill in this regard. Dr.Jamir, a veteran of Naga politics also said he wished to see the making of a new Nagaland into a peaceful and harmonious state. Sharing his views of a futuristic Nagaland, Jamir said that the people of the state are not lagging behind any other state in the country. He said an opportunity should be provided to the younger generation to help them be in tune with the 21st century where no nation or country however big or small cannot exist in isolation. Dr Jamir said it was time that Nagaland also fall in line with this reality so that it can be and equal partner with the rest of the world. He also complimented the Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio for building the infrastructure at the Naga Heritage Village, Kisama for the people of Nagaland and at the same time for making the Hornbill festival into international event.

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