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Myanmar Konyaks back KU declaration

DIMAPUR, NOV 13 (NPN) | Publish Date: 11/13/2019 11:30:24 AM IST

Myanmar Konyak Union (MKU), apex social and cultural institution of the Konyak Nagas in Myanmar, has declared Konyak soil/territory within Myanmar as “a complete peace and non-infiltration zone” and resolved that all Konyaks would uphold and safeguard peace within its soil.

In a press release, MKU president Khotai Konyak, chief advisor to MKU, Khaomo, Dy. Angh, and Chief Angh of Longwa, To-Nyei Angh, stated that it was unanimously resolved at its advisory board council meeting held on November 5, 2019 at Yinchong Konyak Village.

At the meeting, MKU resolved to fully endorse the point No. 4 of the October 30, 2019 resolution adopted by Konyak Union (India) at Mon town, where it was resolved that any elements or groups that encouraged violence and bloodshed within Konyak soil would be tagged as enemy of Konyaks. 

Further, MKU has appealed to all Naga political leaders to respect and honour eastern Konyak people and their soil that had “once cradled every infant Naga political leaders as their safe haven.” 

In tune with the KU (India) standing resolution, MKU affirmed that there should be no packages that divided the “imaginary border”, but instead the Free Movement Regime (FMR) be safeguarded considering the social and cultural integrity of the Konyaks.

Konyak Public of Myanmar have had also resolved to appeal the government of India to uphold and safeguard the social & cultural integrity of the Konyak Naga tribes.  

Endorsing for early Longwa Summit, the MKU has declared that it would host All Konyak Summit at Longwa. The union stated that such assembly was being planned in order to uphold the customary rights and influences of the Konyak Angh System and norms.

Describing Konyaks of Myanmar and India as “one bonded with blood”, MKU has fully endorsed and supported the stand of the Konyak Union (India) in all its political, social and customary stands.

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