In a bid to restore peace in Manipur, president of the Naga People’s Front (NPF), MSU, Minister Awangbow Newmai, expressed confidence in the party’s efforts during the Oath Taking Ceremony of its divisional unit, area unit, and frontal wing office bearers for the 2024-2028 tenure.
Speaking on the sideline of the event held at Hotel Imphal in Imphal on Monday, Newmai called upon all the people of Manipur to embrace forgiveness and initiate peace from within themselves, as he highlighted the NPF’s commitment to peace and progress.
Newmai, who also serves as a cabinet minister in the Manipur Government, acknowledged the pain endured by the families who lost their loved ones during the crisis in Manipur, emphasising the irreplaceable nature of their lives.
He urged for a collective effort to learn the art of forgiveness, stressing the need to move away from a cycle of turmoil.
“The party’s mission and objective,” Newmai stated, “are to enable the people to enjoy the fruits of a peaceful and progressive society while ensuring the rights and well-being of the public, guided by the principles of love and respect.”
The newly appointed office bearers of NPF, MSU, numbering around 800, are set to assume their roles from January 1, 2024, until December 31, 2028.
Awangbow Newmai, re-elected as the president for the fourth consecutive term, recently took the oath in Kohima.
The Oath Taking Ceremony on Monday saw Awangbow Newmai administering the oaths and was graced by the presence of minister Khashim Vashum, working president of NPF, MSU K Raina, as well as advisors of NPF, MSU, ST Victor Nunghlung, and Solomon Veino, among other dignitaries.