Eastern Sumi GBs Association (ESGA) and Eastern Sumi Sub-Hoho (ESSH), Kiphire after a through deliberation on June 15 at Aghunato decided to stand steadfast and firm as an agents of ‘peace’.
Informing this in a press statement, Kaito Yepthomi, GB and secretary ESGA Aghunato said the GBs association and the Hoho also resolved to strengthen the ESGA to uplift the community.
To provide service for social growth, secretary ESGA said the formation of students’ union functionaries of Eastern Sumi Students Union (ESSU) and Kiphire District Sumi Students Union (KDSSU) would be brought under a single union.
The signatories also said that for finding an amicable solution for any communal violence/untoward incidents, a Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) with the consultation of ESGA and ESSH has been formed to act as an agent of ‘peace’.
Meanwhile, it expressed gratitude to chief minister Neiphiu Rio for showing concern towards the Sumis of Kiphire district by allotting 2% reservation quota for backward tribe.