Naga body asks people of state to boycott Bangladeshi immigrants
The Naga Council, Dimapur, a prominent local body, has called upon "all the citizens of Nagaland to socially and economically boycott" illegal Bangladeshi migrants terming it a non-violent, peaceful form of protest.
Launching what it called 'pledge campaign' to get Nagaland rid of immigrants, the Public Action Committee (PAC) of Naga Council, the leading body of the community, called upon the citizens not to entertain such people in their localities, terming the initiative a non-violent, peaceful campaign.
The organisation threatened to launch the campaign at the council building from tomorrow.
Representatives from various tribal, women, youth and students' organizations of Dimapur after thorough deliberation on influx took the resolution on July 29, it said.
"It is a campaign to re-assert our control over own land, resources and economy through peaceful means," it said.