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Delegation to meet Amit Shah to press for “Frontier Nagaland”

Home Minister Amit Shah to meet Naga group to address fresh political demands

Kohima: Leaders of the Eastern Nagaland People’s Organization will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on December 3.

An 11-member delegation of ENPO will meet the Union Minister and discuss their demand for the creation of a separate ‘Frontier Nagaland.’ W Manwang Konyak, Secretary of ENPO told ANI that ENPO has received an invitation letter from Union Home Minister Amit Shah for a meeting which is fixed on December 3 at 4 pm in the national capital.

“An 11-member delegation team of ENPO led by R Tsapikiu Sangtam will meet the Union Home Minister. We are demanding separate statehood ‘Frontier Nagaland’ and this issue will discuss during the meeting,” W Manwang Konyak said.

ENPO is an umbrella organization of seven tribal bodies of Nagaland – CBLT, KBCA, KBBB, PBCA, USBLA, TBBA and YBBA.

On the other hand, in a letter to seven tribal bodies, ENPO on Monday requested the anointed spiritual leaders to initiate a special prayer programme covering all churches under respective associations on December 3 at 4 pm and also requested all bona fide members of Eastern Nagaland to take out 5 minutes time at 4 pm to say a special prayer.

The ENPO has threatened to boycott the assembly polls in Nagaland next year if their demand for a separate ‘Frontier Nagaland’ is not fulfilled.

The ENPO has also decided not to participate in the annual Hornbill Festival in the state which will begin on December 1.

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