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Zeliang urges tribal bodies to withdraw agitation

By The Assam Tribune

KOHIMA, Jan 29 - Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang today appealed Naga tribal organisations imposing bandhs and other forms of agitations opposing the February 1 elections to Urban Local Bodies (ULBs), not to take advantage of the non-confrontational attitude of the government.

�The State Government, without taking a confronting attitude with anyone, will carry out its constitutional obligation and ensure that a free and fair polls are conducted to the Municipal and Town Councils with 33 per cent women reservation,� Zeliang said while addressing a press conference here.

Zeliang said the government was constitutionally bound to perform its duty and complete the scheduled election process.

He said �Bandh or no bandh by Naga tribal organisations, the government will go ahead with holding the the elections to ULBs. They should allow people to exercise their democratic rights.� � PTI

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