Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 12
Amid clamour for changing Nagaland Governor RN Ravi because the Centre’s interlocutor for Naga peace talks, the 14 Apex Naga Tribal Hohos of Nagaland (14 ANTHN) has issued an announcement backing his continuance as the federal government’s consultant.
Expressing appreciation for Ravi, within the assertion, a replica of which is with The Tribune, the Naga tribal grouping mentioned negotiations have progressed to the ultimate leg the place inclusive settlement could possibly be reached anytime if negotiating events stood dedicated to the understanding reached on October 31, 2019.
On the demand for changing Ravi, 14 ANTHN claimed that the time will not be “for negative campaign” because it might solely delay the method and result in one other countless negotiations whereas remaining in a single’s consolation zone “at the cost of peace and tranquility”. It additionally mentioned that the events within the negotiations ought to “avoid double standard” and present “commitment for solution”.
ANTHN’s media bureau, which issued the assertion, additionally reminded that the “voice and aspirations of the Nagas have grown louder each day” for a peaceable resolution to the protracted Naga political concern now than ever earlier than, “despite our diversity in multiple issues.”
It mentioned Nagas have been “reeling under a situation of uncertainties in absence of real peace for decades together”.
“Therefore, people are desperate to have peace in our land and also with all neighbouring ethnic groups, for all times to come,” it added.
Further interesting to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to exhibit “his magnanimity” it urged him “to generously address one of the oldest political conflicts, with resounding effects in the political history of magnificent India, with no intention of change of the Interlocutor”.