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KNF-N restricts felling trees and fresh jhum cultivation

KANGPOKPI | Jan 10

Source: Imphal Free Press

The proscribed Kuki National Front (Nehlun) in a meeting held under its president, Dr. Napoleon Kremlin on January 7 discussed the activities taken up and administrative functioning of all departments under Island Sub Division of Kangpokpi District in the past 2017 while adopting two important resolutions.

The press communiqué of the outfit signed by its information and publicity secretary, Gogou Vaiphei stated that the resolutions adopted in the meeting included that felling of trees and fresh jhum cultivation will be restricted in dense forest area within Island block of Kangpokpi District for three consecutive three years with immediate effect.

He said that the forest in hilly region of the area should not be burnt down under any circumstances for any purpose and hunters should only hunt within their own respective village jurisdictions while cautioning that any violators will be treated accordingly and the organisation shall not be blamed for the same.

In order to rejuvenate and strengthen the outfit positions, the president approved the recommendations put up by the commander in chief of the outfit, James Kuki and reshuffled the responsibilities of its civil, finance and arms wings.

The press statement said that in the arms wing, Alex Kuki have been appointed as CO general head quarters while in the civil department, Kennedy Kuki have been appointed as organising secretary and Justin Kuki, David Kuki and Brandon Kuki were appointed public relation officer respectively.

It further said that in the finance department of the outfit, Nelson Kuki will look after the general headquarters, Max Kuki (Saikul and New Keithelmanbi), Amos Kuki (Kangpokpi), Ricky Kuki (Imphal), Tyson Kuki (Chandel and Tengnoupal district) and Samson (Churachandpur and Pherzawl district.