Four delegates from the Nagaland state committee of Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) attended the DYFI youth convention on employment held on February 10 and 11 at Banga Bhawan, New Delhi. The convention was inaugurated by CPI (M) general secretary general Prakash Karat which saw participation from 300 delegates from 20 states while nine experts in various sectors presented papers.
The papers focused on three main themes- urban youth, rural youth and employment generation. CPI (M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury, MP also felicitated the convention and spoke on job losses across the country and how youth working the informal sector were the worst affected.
The demand charter adopted in All India Youth Convention on employment called for a broader and unified struggle, popularize the demands and issues throughout the country through a campaign from March 1 to 20 with Padyatras (foot marches), meetings, conventions and seminars at district levels. In second phase from March 26 militant agitation programmes raising demands and issues relating to employment would also be taken up. The delegates from Nagaland expressed gratitude to MLA Azheto Zhimomi MLA, advisor sericulture for his cooperation.