Naga tribes vow to promote peace and unity in Nagaland

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Kohima, June 29 (ANI): In a historic meet, Chakhesang and Sumi Naga tribes recently came together and took a vow to work together to promote peace, unity and strengthen the bond between the two tribes in Nagaland.

The occasion was day-long 'Chakhesang-Sumi Brotherhood Meet' held at Chetheba Town of Phek district in Nagaland during which the two tribes agreed to promote brotherhood between both of them.

The meet expressed deep concern over the fractured Naga society, violence, exploitation and extortion by militant groups.

"Our focus is to do away with this anti social elements that is disturbing us and that's has been a factor of the fight and misunderstanding among the different tribes. So, our main focus is on how to give a consolidated effort to do away with all this anti social elements," said Nuzota Swuro, former MLA.

"The coming together of Sumis and Chakhesangs is historic. Our children, and educated people are longing for peace and friendship and are here at Chetheba. So I pray that they will be blessed and God will help them in their efforts to build peace in the near future," said Neikhoyi, a Naga elder.

The meeting also made an urgent and fervent call to the underground groups in Nagaland to come forward for a solution. By Vibou Ganguly(ANI)

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