DIMAPUR, May 18 - Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), a Nagaland-based political party, has claimed that it has reached “national level politics” in just two years’ time. This was stated by NDPP secretary general, Abu Metha during the party’s 2nd Foundation Day celebration on Friday in Dimapur.
In his address, Abu Metha highlighted “many of the achievements” of the NDPP-led PDA Government in Nagaland with the victory in the Assembly elections of 2018 “being the first and foremost”.
The Secretary General also explained that the NDPP is regional in character but national in outlook having reached national level politics in a span of just two years by being a partner in the NEDA and being a part of the national alliance of the NDA.
“Amongst many of the achievements of the NDPP-PDA in the last one year, was the taking of governance to the grassroots whereby the Cabinet held the first ever full Cabinet meeting outside of the State capital at Kiphire with Kiren Rijuju, Union Minister of State for Home attending the meeting as a special invitee,” Metha said.
A host of party leaders addressed the gathering. The introductory remark was delivered by Alemtemshi Jamir, working president of the party where he highlighted how the party came into existence.
NDPP president, Chingwang Konyak, in his presidential address, acknowledged the rank and file of the NDPP and appreciated the dedicated loyalty and service of all-party functionaries.