Nagaland: Solution to the seven-decade-old Naga insurgency first then election says CM Zeliang

Nagaland: Solution to the seven-decade-old Naga insurgency first then election says CM Zeliang

KOHIMA, January 14, 2018: On 3 August, 2015, the central government and the separatist group, the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah signed the Framework Agreement to end the insurgency.

Expressing deep concern to the seven-decade-old Naga insurgency, Chief Minister TR Zeliang said that solution to this must be finalised at the earliest.

Speaking to gathering in Zunheboto district, CM said, “Solution is a must for all the Nagas and it must arrive for the sake of permanent peace in the land. And that is why Solution first and then election.”

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Inviting all Naga rebel groups to come together in unison for a final settlement, Zeliang believed that the land of the Nagas would be among the best in the world once underground movement was resolved.

“We are second to none and given the opportunity, Nagas have the capability to compete at the global level,” he added.

The NSCN-IM has been in talks with the government since 1997 after the signing of a ceasefire agreement.

(Agencies)

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