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New NCD team installed amidst conflict

New NCD team installed amidst conflict
Newly inducted office bearers of the Naga Council Dimapur. (NCD)
DIMAPUR, AUG 22 (NPN) | Publish Date: 8/22/2020 12:21:18 PM IST

A new team of Naga Council Dimapur (NCD) office bearers for the tenure 2020-2025 was installed at Naga Council Conference hall, Dimapur on August 22, 2020 while another faction has reminded that the matter was still in court. 

 NCD general secretary Thsapongkyu Sangtam informed that 30 new councillors took oath during the installation programme.

The new NCD team for 2020-2025 include K Ghokheto Chophy (Sumi) president; Etsungmomo Kikon (Lotha) vice-president (adm); GK Rengma (Rengma) vice-president (council bench); Thsapongkyu Sangtam (Sangtam) general secretary; Ponghok Phom (Phom) joint secretary; Gangang-Pou (Rongmei) joint secretary; M Sapong Chang (Chang) finance secretary; Luola-O Usou (Angami) treasurer.

At the programme, search/selection commission report was announced by TL Merry, chairman of selection commission for NCD new office bearers 2020-2025 tenure.

Short speeches were delivered by outgoing president T Bangerloba and incoming president K Ghokheto Chophy. Lotha Baptist Church Dimapur associate pastor Yanbemo Lotha prayed for new team of office bearers and councillors.

Vote of thanks was proposed by Thsapongkyu Sangtam and the programme concluded with prayer by NWHD president Sungsabeni Jamio. 

NCD said that the court of civil judge (Sr. division) Dimapur has inclined to set aside the injunction order dated 09/07/2020 in the interest of justice. 

Councillors reject

Meanwhile, the new councillors have accused the selection commission of “forcefully” giving the report, which they “outrightly rejected”.

In a press release, Vekhosayi Nyekha, on behalf of the new councillors, said that the selection commission’s constitution and existence was disputed and awaiting judgement from the Court of law. He said that the Court has fixed September 10, 2020 for hearing implying that the matter was sub-judice.


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