Minister for urban development and higher education Dr. Shürhozelie conducted the last consultative meeting with the public of Peren district on 33% women reservation policy and town/municipal council election Monday at Peren Town Hall.
Addressing the meeting, the minister explained the stand of state government on 33% women reservation Act and also the need to have further consultation with civil societies as some tribal Hoho’s failed to turn up at the first consultative meeting at Kisama. Nagaland joint director, municipal affairs Cell UD, Toshi Mannen also gave a brief introductory speech on 33% women Reservation Act.
During the consultative meeting, Zeliangrong Baudi (Hoho), Zeliang People’s Organisation, Kuki Inpi (N) GB’s Union, Peren district, chairman union Peren district and other public leaders shared their opinions considering the custom and culture of Zeliangrong Kuki tribe.
While Zeliangrong Mother’s Organisation (ZMO), Peren town women welfare organisation, Tening Town women organisation and other women leaders pointed out the need for building a better society by shouldering equal responsibility and urged the government to go ahead with implementation of 33% Women reservation Act as amended already.
Earlier, the chairperson, Khrienuo C. Metha, deputy commissioner Peren in her welcome address requested the minister to look into urgent needs of the district particularly road connectivity at the new district HQ and improvement of local ground Peren town.