The rally was initiated by Chumukedima Chamber of Commerce and Trade Association (CCCTA) on Thursday and decided to pay tax to the government and not to any related any extortion group, sources said.

The rally also decided to expel any businessman or shopkeeper within Chumukedima jurisdiction who pays money on the sly to Naga political groups.

Convener of Action Committee against Unauthorized Taxation (ACAUT) Joel Nilo Kath urged the government to take steps to curb the menace of extortion.


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