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Appeal to retain old nomenclature of Lotha
Published on 3 May. 2010 12:27 AM IST
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In order to resolve the ongoing conflict on the proposal of Lotha Hoho to change the nomenclature from Lotha to Kyong which is under active examination of Home Commissioner, Government of Nagaland, the Good Shepherd Ministry (GSM), Kohima has undertaken a voluntary case study among intellectuals and senior citizens at Wokha town basing on historical facts.
Dr. E. Renphamo Lotha, chief functionary GSM in a press statement said through the intensive case study, it has been well established that 80% of the intellectuals and senior citizens from 60 to 90 years of age have expressed their opinion for Lotha Nagas rather than Kyong Nagas.
Further, considering the facts and circumstances of the case, the ministry has appealed to Home Commissioner to decide the matter in favour of retaining the old nomenclature of Lotha based on historical facts for all purpose and in the interest of the majority Lotha public at the earliest.

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