ZB against trifurcating Zeliangrong folks
By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Apr 12: The 8th Dimki session (assembly) of the Zeliangrong Baudi (Assam, Manipur and Nagaland) held yesterday at Makuilongdi village, Senapati district has decided to oppose the attempt to trifurcate the Zeliangrong people into Zeme, Liangmai and Rongmei.
A press release issued by the general secretary of the Zeliangrong Baudi (AMN) stated that various resolutions were adopted during the assembly.
Apart from the decision to oppose the attempt to trifurcate the community into Zeme, Liangmai and Rongmei, it was decided to ban all kinds of exploration of natural resources including petroleum products in Zeliangrong areas.
The Dimki session also took serious note of the threat to the Zeliangrong people in Assam, particularly in NC Hills/Dima Hasao district from the neighbouring community and to apprise their grievances and security concerns to the Centre, the security forces and all the authorities concerned, it added.
The session was attended by many prominent Zeliang-rong leaders, students, youth, intellectuals, Church leaders, village chiefs etc from Assam, Manipur and Nagaland. During the Dimki session, many important resolutions concerning the Zeliangrong people in the region were also adopted and most of the vacant posts of the Zeliangrong Baudi (AMN) were filled up. Incumbent speaker of Naga Students’ Federation, Amonbou Zeliang presided the Dimki session, it added.