Peace and reconciliation convention held in NagalandMarch 7th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Vibhou Ganguly
Kohima, Mar7 (ANI): ”Naga Convention for Reconciliation and Peace” was recently held at Kohima with the message of peace and an end to bloodshed and violence.
The convention was organized by the forum of Naga Reconciliation (FNR) along with the other Naga frontal civil organizations.
Thousands of people from various Naga tribes, underground groups, church and civil society came together for one purpose - “peace” in the state. The desire for reconciliation and peace was best expressed through songs by renowned Naga singers. Wati Aier, Convener of the FNR said: “If any kind of an organization, we need to have a code, a dream, a vision. We have planned this very carefully and we intend in completing it. It is not just an organisation trying to organize this kind of meeting. We are concerned about the activities. Besides organizing this meeting we have been talking, organizing, meeting, traveling and we will continue to do this.”
The convention provided a platform for the people to come together and work towards ending violence and bringing back peace and normalcy to the state. “The convention is a positive attitude, everyone expressing the desire for reconciliation. This is a starting point and this is where we can build our hope. We find this is the key to finding solution in our land,” said Vivi, General Secretary, Naga Mothers Association. (ANI)
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