The resolution reads, “National People’s Party believes in the spirit of our Nation’s founding fathers that our Nation arose in unity amongst diversity. It is in this firm belief that we pledge to voice against discrimination faced by citizens of the North East in various parts of our country and to work towards national integration and respect for one another. As the only Party with a National status originating from the North East Region, we unanimously pass a resolution to voice and fight against discrimination of North East citizens based on race, culture region and religion. This sitting unanimously passes this resolution.”
The “Digital Conclave” was attended by the National President Conrad K. Sangma, National Secretaries James K. Sangma, Mutchu Mithi, Dr. Lalrintluanga Jahau, Sashank Ghatraj, Thomas Sangma including President of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Mizoram.
Addressing the conclave, Conrad K. Sangma welcomed the new members of the party from North Bengal as well as expressed his congratulations to newly elected Rajya Sabha Member from Meghalaya Dr. W. R. Kharlukhi, who also attended the meeting via video conference.
“Political scenario in the nation, particularly Northeast has seen a lot of change in the past few years. We clearly see that there is a vacuum as far as leadership is concern. Today people are becoming politically inclined and sensitive as they want political parties to represent their aspiration. In this situation, the role and responsibility for a party like NPP is of paramount importance,” said Conrad K. Sangma, chief of NPP in his opening remark.
He further elaborated that NPP has to truly evolve and adapt to the changing dynamics of the political scenario and reach out to the masses and work towards fulfilling their aspirations.
“In less than six years of its formation, NPP has got the status of a national party, where many other political parties are still struggling. It is not just a matter of pride but an indication that the party has been widely accepted in the region and the people wants NPP to be the voice and the platform for the unheard,” the NPP chief said.
NPP chief also urged the party leaders to strengthened its footprints across different parts of the country, particularly in East and Northeast and focus on issues that connects the region and work together as a team to make the voices of our people heard loud and clear.
“In every State, there are different issues and concerns, however, there are also issues that are common to a particular region, like discrimination of people from Northeast in rest of India, we as NPP have to connect to all our citizens and resolve to unitedly fight for our rights,” Conrad K. Sangma added.
He also encouraged the party leaders to work for a sustainable environment and demonstrate that NPP as a party believes in protection and conservation of nature.