Following 54 Years Of Statehood, Nagaland Yet To Elect Woman To Assembly
Following 54 Years Of Statehood, Nagaland Yet To Elect Woman To Assembly. The state is set to go to surveys on February 27 and the outcomes will be reported on March 3. Of the 195 applicants competing for a seat in the 60-part Assembly this time, five are ladies.
KOHIMA: Even following 54 years of statehood and 12 gathering decisions, Nagaland is yet to perceive any lady agent in the Assembly.
The state is set to go to surveys on February 27 and the outcomes will be reported on March 3. Of the 195 applicants competing for a seat in the 60-part Assembly this time, five are ladies.
While Wedie-u Kronu and Mangyangpula are challenging the surveys on National People’s Party (NPP) tickets from Dimapur-III and Noksen Assembly bodies electorate, Rakhila is a BJP chosen one from Tuensang Sadar-II situate.
Awan Konyak of the recently framed Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) is battling the decision from Aboi seat and Rekha Rose Dukru is an Independent hopeful from Chizami voting demographic.
The decision Naga People’s Front (NPF), be that as it may, has not handled any ladies competitors this time.
NPF president Shurhozelie Liezietsu, amid a current media cooperation, stated: “No lady in the gathering has indicated enthusiasm for challenging the surveys.”
Notwithstanding Rakhila, the four other ladies applicants are newbies.
The BJP chosen one is the spouse of previous clergyman and four-time official Lakiumong, who kicked the bucket in 2006 after a drawn out sickness. Rakhila lost the last race from the same Tuensang Sadar-II situate by around 800 votes.
“Men in control don’t perform. I will do what they haven’t done as such far,” said Ms Rakhila.
NDPP hopeful Awan Konyak is little girl of four-time previous MLA Nyeiwang Konyak, who passed away not long ago.
“Ladies make critical commitments to the general public consistently. Their issues, be that as it may, are frequently disregarded. I need to center around sexual orientation uniformity and ladies strengthening,” she said.
Mangyangpula, an elective pharmaceutical specialist, said Noksen is 100 for every penny prepared for a lady pioneer.
“The ground reality in this voting public is repulsive even following 50 years of the states arrangement,” she said.
Men and ladies together in the 60-part House will have a great deal of effect, Rekha Rose Dukru, a business visionary turned-government official, opined.
Wedie-U Kronu, a social specialist, feels ladies can get positive changes the general public.
“It is hard to clean the arrangement of debasement. I entered governmental issues to achieve an adjustment in the framework,” she said.
Every one of them five have been crusading via web-based networking media for fourteen days.
Respecting the ladies applicants, Nagaland Chief Electoral Officer, Abhijit Sinha, said the number has expanded from two in last races to five this time.
The consultant of Naga Mothers Association (NMA), a best ladies’ body in the state, Rosemary Dzuvichu, stated, “We are cheerful to see these ladies venture into the shred. All ladies voters in these voting demographics must help and vote in favor of them.”
Ladies interest is similarly imperative as that of men, said social dissident and business person Elu Ndang.
“We ought to urge Naga ladies to take an interest in the basic leadership bodies,” she said.
Rano Shaiza, an individual from United Democratic Party, was the first and final lady in this state who was chosen to Lok Sabha in 1977. She kicked the bucket of age-related diseases in 2015.
(This Story originating from NDTV)