Rally echoes Naga integration
Source: The Sangai Express

Dimapur, July 28 (NNN): The need for peace and unity of the Nagas were equally echoed today among the congregation gathered at the lightning solidarity rally on Naga integration movement called by various Dimapur based Naga NGOs at City Tower junction in Dimapur, where almost all the speakers made a call to the Nagas to be united.

Speaking at the public meeting, C Daipo, finance secretary of the Naga Hoho said that for long the aspiration of the Nagas has been to live together as one people under a single political roof for all round growth of the Naga people and integration doesn�t mean that the Nagas from Manipur, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Myanmar should leave their present places and live in Nagaland.

Reiterating that the Nagas are not living in others� land but living in their own land, village and area, Daipo said that it is up to the Nagas to decide their own future.

Urging the Nagas to give hundred percent heart to heart cooperation and unity to achieve what the Nagas are fighting for, Dimapur Naga Council member, W Mero, while delivering his speech on behalf of senior citizens of Dimapur, also said �every one needs integration and for this every Nagas gave their blood for the Nagas, not only Nagas living in Nagaland but Nagas settled everywhere� and went on to say that the Nagas should be united and work together to bring a solution and added that the time has come for the Nagas to be united and fight for their rights.

The president of the Naga Women Hoho, Tiala Sapuh in her speech also went on to say that integration should not be only territorial limitations but means that first every Naga should be integrated, only then the Nagas can comprehend what they are seeking.

During the programme, WH Maring, speaker, U/A Naga Students' Federation, read out the memorandum which was addressed to the Prime Minister of India of India, which was later handed over to Bieu Angami, ADC, Dimapur, at his office chamber, who accepted on behalf of DC Dimapur, R.Francis Anal, councilor, Naga Council, who read out a speech on behalf of Savi Liegise, president, Naga Council, general secretary of GBs association also spoke in the rally and the representatives from NPMHR could not attend the rally due to their other engagement.