Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 7
The Centre immediately resumed negotiations with the NSCN-IM management as a part of the final leg of talks for the Naga peace because the efforts are on to resolve the three contentious points — flag, structure and territory — and ink a “final settlement” earlier than the Independence Day.
Sources mentioned the talks between senior officers and NSCN-IM leaders, led by its 86-year-old basic secretary Thuengaleng Muivah, had been being held at an undisclosed location within the nationwide capital the place representatives of Assam, Manipur and Arunachal had been additionally current.
Meanwhile, in addition they confirmed that the Prime Minister’s particular envoy for the Naga peace talks RN Ravi, who can be the Governor of Nagaland, would attain the nationwide capital early subsequent week to affix the talks.
The NSCN-IM has all alongside been demanding territorial integration of all Naga-inhabited areas of the north-eastern area of the nation.
Sources mentioned Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who has been admitted to a hospital after being examined Covid constructive, has consistently been monitoring the progress made on the assembly.
It is to be famous right here that the Naga National Political Groups (NNPG), a conglomerate of seven different organisations, which can be part of the dialogue course of, is reported to have already mentioned that it had efficiently closed its negotiations with the Centre.
The stumbling block
According to an MHA official, the presence of three north-eastern states’ representatives is critical because the NSCN-IM has been claiming elements of their territories for Greater Nagalim.