Cabinet sub-committee set up in Nagaland

Chief secretary Lalthara said the sub-committee would suggest necessary follow up actions that might be taken by the government.

Updated: Jun 13, 2011, 13:44 PM IST

Kohima: The Nagaland government has constituted a cabinet sub-committee to study the report on the Eastern Naga People’s Organisation’s (ENPO) demand for
creation of a separate state comprising four border districts of Nagaland.

The government had earlier constituted a committee, headed by a senior bureaucrat, to study the ENPO’s demand and submit a report on the same at the earliest.

On receiving the committee’s report, a recent cabinet meeting decided to set up the cabinet sub-committee to examine the panel’s report and recommendations, officials said here today.

Chief secretary Lalthara said the sub-committee would suggest necessary follow up actions that might be taken by the government.

The cabinet also decided to invite all the MLAs of eastern part of Nagaland along with office bearers of ENPO, Eastern Nagaland Women’s Organisation (ENWO) and Eastern Nagaland Students Federation (ENSF) for a meeting on various
demands of the ENPO in the latter part of this month.

The cabinet also decided that the chief minister would lead a cabinet team to meet and apprise the prime minister and the Union Home minister about the ENPO demands and the views and suggestions of the state government on the issue, the
chief secretary said.

PTI