Four months after Eastern Nagaland Peoples’ Organization (ENPO) con-cooperation against Indian security forces following the gruesome murder of innocent public in Mon district Nagaland by the Indian security force on December 4 and 5, ENPO said it has temporarily withdrawn all forms of non-cooperation to Indian security forces.
A press release from the ENPO said Saturday it condemned the barbaric acts meted out to the innocent civilians on December 4 and 5, 2021 at Oting village and Mon town respectively by the Jorhat based 21 Para Commandos, wherein 14 innocent lives were mercilessly shot dead and several others injured.
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The non-cooperation declared in December 14, 2021 included, qbstaining from any national celebrations, or such activities; Non-participation in army civic programmes; Non-attendance to any of their official invitations; Not to allow any recruitment drive within Eastern Nagaland area.
However, the ENPO, “with all our wisdom, and in true Christian spirit of forgiveness, takes this stand to restore the severed trust, relation and co-operation between the people of Eastern Nagaland and Indian security forces, upholding the popular slogan of ‘friends to all, enemies to none,’ and as initiated and requested by the Inspector General of Assam Rifles (North),” the press statement also said. It added, “Thus, ENPO, in the interest of mutual co-existence and respect, temporarily withdraws all forms of non-cooperation to Indian security forces in the presence of S Phangnon Konyak, MP, Rajya Sabha”.
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