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Cong will form next govt in Nagaland: NPCC president

Press Trust of India  |  Kohima 

The today claimed that it would form the next in the as Naga people are "not happy" with the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) led DAN for "allowing" to grow in the state.

"Naga people are not happy with NPF-led DAN for allowing to grow on its shoulder thereby threatening the religion and identity of Naga people", Pradesh Committee (NPCC) President K Therie said during an interaction with media-persons this evening.

Assembly elections in will be held next year.

On the statement of Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu that "era is over in the state", Therie said it is too early to say that as is the only political party against all BJP's political wings in the state.

"We also expect anti-incumbency and anti-vote to turn in our favour in the 2018 elections," he said adding that the fate of NFP and would be something like "Humpty-Dumpty had a great fall and all the king's horses and all the king's men could not put humpty-dumpty together again".

"We are confident that people are determined for a change and they will deliver judgement very soon," he said.

On the proposal of chief minister to re-write the entire Municipal Act 2001, Therie reiterated NPCC's January 12 resolution "to have wider consultations with all the tribal organisations and also societies that have raised objections".

Therie also strongly opposed the proposal of NPF Central Executive Council asking the to form Advisory Committees in the ULBs.

Reacting on NPF CEC asking the Centre not to impose dietary restrictions, NPCC President alleged that NPF is scared to mention 'ban on cow slaughter' so as not of displease in the state.

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First Published: Fri, June 16 2017. 22:57 IST