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Blame politics hits Nagaland
Published on 20 May. 2011 12:13 AM IST
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In the continuing post-poll paper war between the ruling NPF and opposition Congress wherein the NPF Mokokchung Division had, in a rejoinder to the NPCC asked that the latter’s president S.I.Jamir to resign owing moral responsibility for the defeat of Congress candidate S.C.Jamir for the 26 Aonglenden A/C .
The Mokokchung District Congress Committee (DCC) condemned the NPF Mokokchung division for blaming NPCC president for the defeat of Jamir and asking him to quit the post.
The DCC Mokokchung in a statement issued by its president S.Tia Longkumer and vice president media cell I.Tia Longkumer said NPF had no business in the Congress party’s functioning and rejected the demand that NPCC president S.I.Jamir step down.
The DCC Mokokchung pointed out that Congress candidate lost as the “polling attitudes” continued to be uncertain these days.
Stating that blame game should not be encouraged, the DCC Mokokchung however said in an “internal adjustment” one may be asked to quit on moral grounds.
“The DCC Mokokchung is unaware of the Congress high command’s any disciplinary action against NPCC president,” they said, pointing out that NPCC president was not elected just to look after only one by-election but have responsibilities to look after the party affairs of the entire state.
“Therefore the demand for the removal of the state party chief is irrelevant or inappropriate. It must be stopped,” they asserted.
Commenting on the booklet “Bedrock of Naga Society”, the DCC said it has been pointed out that the booklet has already “been ignored and buried for good.”
“This fact is known to everyone. Therefore, it should be totally stopped as ‘talking point’”, they said.
Meanwhile, the DCC Mokokchung alleged that defeat of INC candidate in the be-election was “engineered” by preventing INC supporters from casting their votes.
They further alleged that voters were not only prevented but even intimidated, leading to Jamir’s defeat, DCC added.
“Therefore, NPF should stop labeling of unnecessary and irrelevant allegations, which are even beyond its own jurisdictions,” DCC Mokokchung said.

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