KOHIMA, June 12 - Nagaland Governor PB Acharya has termed the framework agreement signed between the Centre and NSCN (IM) on August 3, 2015 as a “momentous development” and appealed for unity among the Nagas.
Acharya said he was encouraged by the statement of NSCN (IM), issued on June 7 last, calling upon all Naga people to be prepared for final solution, while acknowledging that a strong foundation has been laid with the signing of the framework agreement.
He said this while interacting with media persons in Dimapur yesterday, a statement issued by Directorate of Information and Public Relations said here today.
Meanwhile, describing Yoga has an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition which embodies holistic approach to health and well-being, Acharya appealed to all sections of the society to participate in the International Day of Yoga 2016.
He said that in order to spread the message and importance of Yoga, a State level function will be held at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima on June 21 while district level functions would be held at respective district headquarters.
On the education front, the Governor viewed education as a social responsibility and said that people managing the educational institutions should not be commercial-minded but take it as a mission. “To strengthen the society, education is the most important pillar,” he said.
On alleged rampant corruption, backdoor appointments in government departments and irregularities in implementation of schemes, Acharya said there is a need to “suitably” strengthen the Vigilance Commission and urged the State Government to immediately enact and appoint Lokayukta. – PTI