Manipur parties oppose formation of NPF unit in the state
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Last Updated: Friday, May 27, 2011, 15:42
Imphal: All political parties in Manipur have opposed the formation of a Nagaland People's Front (NPF) unit in the state stating that a provision of the latter's constitution included the formation of greater Nagaland.

A spokesman for the political parties in Manipur Friday said at a meeting of major political parties like Congress, CPTI, CPI(M) and Manipur People's Party decided to oppose the formation of NPF's unit in Manipur's Senapati district.

NPF leader and Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio is to visit Senapati district tomorrow to launch a unit of the NPF whose constitution included formation of greater Nagaland by united all Naga-inhabited areas north eastern region, the spokesman said.

The all political party meeting which was attended by Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and senior leaders of different parties have also decided to inform the Centre and union home ministry that the formation of NPF unit may create "problems in the state".


First Published: Friday, May 27, 2011, 15:42

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