The first meeting of the working committee on North East Indigenous Peoples’ Parliament (NIPP) was held today at Kangsang, Khuman Lampak Sports Complex.
Speaking to the media person coordinator of NIPP Ningthouja Lancha said that 31 different tribal’s communities participated the NIPP, which was concluded yesterday. Some of the communities which were supposed to take part in the parliament had to return back from Dimapur due to the blockade at Sadar Hills . He said even though they could not take part in the parliament they expressed their solidarity to the parliament through email and letters. He further added that NIPP will hold another parliament within 3 month to reaffirm the resolution adopted during the 3 days sitting.
Lancha said Wangkhem Saratchandra has been elected the convener of the working committee of NIPP, and under him a committee of not less than 5 Members from different indigenous community will be elected .
The meeting also resolved the office of the CIRCA as the temporary office of the working committee.
During the press meet varies tribal communities leaders of the north east were also present.