DIMAPUR, Aug 7: The Nagaland state BJP unit staged a dharna outside its party office at Dimapur on Tuesday protesting against the insensitive and complacent attitude of the UPA Government towards drought relief and the continuation of an anti-farmer fertilizer policy.
Around 60 party workers took part in the dharna. The State Executive meeting was held in the presence of Prasanth Arora newly inducted by the central BJP as Nagaland election co-coordinator, former General Secretary(Org,) of Punjab and former National co-convener of NGO cell BJP and Shri Ranjit Muzumder North east office co-coordinator who also spoke on the occasion. The meeting resolved to appreciates the decision of the JLF to step down in the interest of the people. But this should not hamper the schedule of the assembly elections, the BJP demands that the ongoing Naga peace talks should expedited, Power supply is irregular and insufficient all over the a state. This has hampered not only the domestic life especially the education of students but also the smooth functioning of commercial and industrial sectors.
BJP demanded that ardent effort should be made to create adequate infrastructure and arrangements for production of electricity and regular power supply, road conditions as tested under the monsoon rains has revealed its poor non durable quality all over the state, Besides potholes in urban areas, district and state roads connecting district headquarters and important towns are in non usable conditions especially for heavy laden traffics.
BJP further demanded that road maintenances be given top priority.Deforestation has reached its zenith in the state so much so that, along with unabated hunting’s, wild life have also been reduced to almost nil. BJP demands adequate steps be taken to restore forest and wild life to a stable ecological level by banning deforestation and timber export from the state, A forestation should be encouraged and promoted through government support side by side, protection of wildlife need to be enforced.
The BJP Nagaland urged the Centre to provide adequate provisions for the security of the concerned public. This was stated in a press release.