Nagaland Unrest: 34 MLA's sign memorandum seeks removal of CM TR Zeliang
Source :News Bharati English   Date :16-Feb-2017

Guwahati, February 16: The deadlock between the TR Zeliang led government in Nagaland and the Joint Coordination Committee, JCC, and Nagaland Tribes Action Committee, NTAC, continues even as the statewide indefinite bandh called by the Naga tribal bodies enters day-four of the stir today.

While the JCC and the NTAC has been demanding the resignation of the Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on “moral grounds,” the Chief Minister refused to do so citing constitutional justification that he enjoys the majority support in the assembly. A resolute JCC and the NTAC, refusing to budge from their demands even rebuffed an offer for a dialogue from the government.

Meanwhile, Kohima Raj Bhavan sources informed that the State Governor P.B. Acharya and the Chief Minister rushed to Delhi this morning even as the Governor has convened a meeting at the Raj Bhavan Kohima this evening with all political party leaders of the State.

Earlier, At least 34 MLA's of the Nagland people's front have signed a memorandum seeking the removal of Chief Minister T.R Zeliang  and extended their support to party president Shurhozelie Lieziestsu as the state's new Chief Minister.