Kohima: Despite growing opposition from tribal bodies in Eastern Nagaland to participating in the polls, in support of the Eastern Nagaland People’s Organization (ENPO), the Eastern Nagaland Legislator’s Union (ENLU) has decided to contest the February 27 state assembly polls.
A joint statement issued by ENLU said that it had adopted the resolution at its emergency meeting held on Sunday, which was attended by the 20 legislators of eastern Nagaland. It said that the emergency meeting held pertaining to the ENPO resolution to abstain from the 14th Nagaland Legislative Assembly election, after a thorough deliberation, resolved to participate in the upcoming general election of 2023 since the election has been notified by the ECI.
All 20 legislators from Eastern Nagaland (ENLU) were present at the meeting to take the resolution, and their signatures were attached to the statement.
Meanwhile, the Eastern Nagaland People’s Organization (ENPO) has informed that there will be an emergency joint consultative meeting of the ENPO on Wednesday, along with seven tribal bodies, the Eastern Nagaland Students’ Federation, the Eastern Nagaland Women Organization, and the Talk Team, on January 25 in Dimapur, which comes after it became public knowledge that the Eastern Nagaland Legislators Union had decided to participate in the polls.