IMPHAL, Feb 27 - United Naga Council (UNC) has reaffirmed its support to the Naga People�s Front (NPF) in the Assembly elections in Manipur, according to a statement.
In this endeavour, the Naga people are against any use of money, force and violence in the election campaign and request all concerned to refrain from resorting to any undemocratic means, it added.
Meanwhile, Nagaland Chief Minister Dr Shiirhozelie Lizietsu joined the election campaign of NPF candidates in Manipur�s Senapati district headquarters on Monday. NPF has fielded 15 candidates � three in the first phase polls on March 4 and remaining in the second phase on March 8.
In his speech at Senapati ground on Monday, the Nagaland CM said the aim of NPF is to bring together the hill people to a common platform. NPF stands for peace and strengthening our position doesn�t mean that we are going against other communities, he added.
Former CM TR Zeliang declared that NPF will not make any alliance with any party and will fight this election alone.
Film academy: Film Academy Manipur (FAM) celebrated its 12th Foundation Day today at Rupmahal Theatre in Imphal. Presentation of RJ Film Vision Special Award 2016-17 and felicitation of artistes of FAM who bagged prizes at Dance and Drama Competition 2016 at Gurgaon, Haryana, were the highlights of the programme.
The Special Award, 2016-17 for Director of the Year 2016-17, Actor of the Year 2016-17 (M/F) and Supporting Actor of the Year 2016-17(M/F) were handed over to Bijgupta Laishram, Th Bonium Singh, H Sonia Devi, S Mangoljao Singh and T Mema Devi respectively.