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MLAs of Nagaland’s ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) had been camping since July 8 in the wake of a power struggle between chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu and his predecessor TR Zeliang.
This development came a day after some tribal organisations asked NPF MLAs to resign by Friday or face a boycott by people in next year’s Assembly elections.
He appealed to the protesting organisations to lift their indefinite statewide bandh which began on Monday.
Zeliang is locked in a conflict with some influential tribal organisations over his government’s decision to hold urban local bodies’ elections.
Last week, TR Zeliang’s coalition government had annulled the polls in the face of the violent protests unleashed by tribal organisations.
The chief minister told reporters on Tuesday that he could not understand why the protests continued till date when his government acceded to the demands of protesting groups.
The story of the protests against women’s reservation in civic polls has ended up being the story of just one man pitted against the entire state.
According to Doungel, the protestors said some non-residents of Kohima were involved in the incidents of arson.