With reference to the office memorandum received from the Home Department, Political Branch, Nagaland; Kohima, District Administration, Mokokchung has informed all the citizens/organizations/associations in the district to restraint from calling for bandhs, strikes, agitation involving blocking National Highways and public roads as a model of agitation to press for their grievances.

It also states that, disturbing the celebration of National Days or forcefully preventing law abiding citizens from participating in such celebration and functions is illegal and a serious offence and the culprits are liable to be prosecuted under relevant Section of Law.

Therefore, it is informed to all that any purported grievances for any agitation should be brought to the notice of, and pursued with, the concerned Government authority for appropriate action. Any public gathering, meant to express views/grievances or otherwise, without prior permission of the competent district authority is illegal.

(Source: DPRO Mokokchung)