Kohima: Confederation of Nagaland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CNCCI) today imposed a 12-hour trade-bandh throughout the state in protest against multiple taxations by Naga National Political Groups (NNPG or undergrounds) and Government agencies and announced statewide closure of all shops and business establishments.
According to sources despite the appeal of the State Government to reconsider their decision, the Confederation of Nagaland Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CNCCI) and submitted a representation to the Chief Secretary of Nagaland.
The Government of Nagaland had a meeting under the chairmanship of Nagaland Deputy Chief Minister Y. Patton and appealed to the trade body to reconsider their proposed bandh today, but the CNCCI decided to go ahead with the total shutdown of all shops, markets and business houses today and all the business establishments all over the state remained close today as the bandh was called by the CNCCI and supported by various trade bodies of the state all the shops and business establishments are remained close from 0600 AM to 0600 PM on the issues of multiple taxations by the nu the NNPG and by various Government Departments and Urban Local Bodies” in local bodies.
Initially, the trade-bandh was called by the Dimapur Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Dimapur, which was supported by all the trade bodies of Dimapur, after that the CNCCI also supported the trade-bandh in Nagaland and submitted the representation to the Nagaland Chief Secretary.
The Government of Nagaland had a meeting under the chairmanship of Nagaland Deputy Chief Minister Y. Patton and appealed to the trade body to reconsider their proposed bandh today.
Later all CNCCI subordinate district units and various civil society organisations including the Mokokchung Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which issued a circular announcing that it would enforce closure of all shops and business establishments in Mokokchung town, to bring to the notice of the State Government the grievances faced by the business community of Nagaland. It was also supported by the entire district Chamber of Commerce & Industry, which resulted in statewide trade-bandh today.