UNC sponsored MLA Dr Ruivah ready to sit on Opposition bench
Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, March 07: UNC sponsored MLA from Chingai Assembly Constituency in Ukhrul district, Dr Khashim Ruivah who was among those to take the oath of office and secrecy as an MLA today said that all the six UNC backed candidates will sit on the Opposition bench.

Speaking to some reporters soon after the swearing in ceremony, Ruivah said that he would whole heartedly work for the welfare of the Naga people in consultation with the UNC.

Reiterating his earlier point, Dr Ruivah said that all the UNC MLAs would work as true Opposition members and added that he will leave no stone unturned to work for the welfare and interest of the people, he represents.

Commenting on the Naga issue and the ongoing peace talk, the MLA said, "We need peace and the ongoing dialogue between the NSCN (IM) and the Centre should bring an amicable solution to the decades old Naga issue." Dr Ruivah defeated A Aza of the Congress at the recent hustings.