Friday, December 2, 2022

No question of NPF merging with other parties: Dr. Shürhozelie

Veteran regional politician and NPF president, Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu on Tuesday said that the talks about NPF merging with other political party was out of question.
Addressing the consultative meeting of the Kohima division, Shürhozelie said since NPF belonged to the entire Naga people, other political parties wanting to merge with NPF was most welcome, NPF Kohima division media cell stated in a press note.
Dr. Shürhozelie further said that the defection of 21 of its legislators was a blessing in disguise for NPF, as it would now allow the party to work out the modalities for the betterment of the party and its future. “True politics is to work for the people base on its principal, whereas, power and money monger politics is not true politics”, he said.
Though NPF has faced the good and bad times, Dr. Shürhozelie the party was deeply rooted to the Naga people and was growing day by day.
With the recent development, Dr. Shürhozelie said there would be rumours to confuse the party leaders. He, however, urged the party leaders to stand firm on the party’s principle. Also speaking on the occasion, former MLA Kropol Vitsu said that the recent defection of the NPF MLAs was not a worry for the party but it is for the defectors and their followers who should be more worried for their future.
Senior central vice president, Kruzakie Kelio in his speech called upon the Kohima division to be fully prepared and work out the best strategy in the six assembly seats under Kohima District if election is held in 2023.
NPF central general secretary, Guoneiu Sirie said that the regional NPF party was a blessed party for the Western Angami constituency. Though the defection of its MLA was disheartening, he however said that the leaders who holds the true principle of the party was still intact party.
Party’s central secretary, Sievotso Seyie who also spoke on the occasion maintained that NPF faced different kinds of political wave but was still surviving and remain so, adding that that in politics many leaders leave the party but many new capable leaders join the party.
Earlier, the Kohima division president, Neisakuolie Rutsa chaired the programme while invocation was said by CEC member Suosahie Sachü. Welcome address was delivered by Kohima division working president Vira Lhousa and vote of thanks pronounced by Kohima division general secretary, Vilasalie Theünuo.

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