Naga insurgent group NSCN-IM on Wednesday held a gathering with a authorities consultant in New Delhi, in an effort to discover a everlasting reply to the many years-previous vexed draw again, officers mentioned.
The NSCN-IM delegation, led by senior chief V. S. Atem, met interlocutor A. okay. Mishra at an undisclosed location inside the nationwide capital.
The members talked about the insurgent group’s core calls for, collectively with a separate flag for the Nagas.
The dialogue remained inconclusive and is liable to renew on Thursday, an official aware of the talks mentioned.
The NSCN-IM delegation additionally requested the interlocutor to rearrange for a gathering with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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prime chief of the group, Thuingaleng Muivah, did not take part on this spherical of the meeting.
On Tuesday, in its mouthpiece ‘Nagalim Voice’, the NSCN-IM mentioned it stood by its demand for the unification of the Naga-inhabited areas for the Nagas and a separate flag and people have been “non-negotiable”.
PM “who likes to promote”
The NSCN-IM additionally mentioned it was “ironic” to level out that the Prime minister “who likes to promote” his achievements was anticipated to take the Naga concern to a logical conclusion as a consequence of the stalled “Indo-Naga talks” picked up the threads with deal with framework settlement and formulated papers.
The settlement was signed on August three, 2015 inside the presence of the Prime Minister.
The group mentioned “Modi can not merely draw back” from the Naga concern however might have a relook by way of the prism of framework settlement which was his “personal political brainchild”.
“The credit rating he has taken in bringing about FA (framework settlement) ought to be unerringly interpreted to take forward in fixing Naga concern,” the editorial mentioned.
It mentioned the stand of the NSCN-IM on framework settlement had been distinctly acknowledged as quickly as extra and as quickly as extra and the various of the (Naga) “nationwide meeting” on might 31 and the solemn declaration (decision) adopted on August 26 by the Naga nationwide workers of NSCN from Nagaland State reaffirming “one of us one nation” and to face by the Framework settlement, was on report.
“The unifying precept of 1 of us One Nation symbolised by the God given Naga Nation Flag is non-negotiable inside the title of Naga political reply,” it mentioned.
Nagaland’s neighbouring States — Manipur, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh — have been vehemently against the thought of the unification of Naga-inhabited areas beneath their jurisdictions.
The framework settlement acquired here after over eighty rounds of negotiations spanning 18 years, with the fundamental breakthrough made in 1997 when the ceasefire settlement was sealed after many years of insurgency in Nagaland which started quickly after India’s independence in 1947.
nonetheless, the talks with the NSCN-IM was going nowhere as a consequence of the group had been insisting for a separate Naga flag and structure, a requirement rejected by the Central authorities.
individually, the federal authorities might very properly be holding peace parleys with splinter teams of the NSCN after coming into into ceasefire agreements.
The teams which have entered into ceasefire agreements are: NSCN-NK, NSCN-R, NSCN okay-Khango and NSCN (okay) Niki.