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Young vote for development, seniors for Naga settlement

Times of India | Oinam Sunil | TNN | Feb 24, 2013, 12.08 AM IST

An election is no longer perceived as an exercise "imposed" on the people. It is now viewed as an exercise to decide the fate of the state and its people. "I came to vote for the development of Dimapur-II, which is my constituency. What we need is good roads, better drinking water and uninterrupted supply of power," said 29-year-old I Imchen at Lengrijan.

The older generation said they were voting to find a solution to the decades-long Naga problem. The peace talks are the main issue this election and every party has made it their electoral plank. "Our priority is to solve the Naga political issue so that peace returns to the state," said 53-year-old Inashe Chishi.



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