Kohima: The Parliamentary Committee on Naga Political Issue has appealed to the negotiating parties to bring about a final solution to the vexed matter soon through a mutually acceptable definition of competencies as reflected in an agreement signed almost seven years back, according to a panel official.
Nagaland Parliamentary Affairs Minister and Parliamentary Committee on Naga political Issue Member Secretary Neiba Kronu said the panel has in this regard urged the negotiating parties to refer to the competencies as reflected in the Framework Agreement of August 3, 2015, signed between the Government of India and the NSCN (IM), to arrive at a final solution that is honorable, acceptable and inclusive. The parliamentary committee took the resolutions after a meeting in Kohima on Saturday.
The committee urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah to invite the NSCN (IM) leaders for an early conclusion since the talks have been concluded officially on October 31, 2019.
The Committee meeting has welcomed the positive initiatives being taken by the Government of India and the Working Committees of the Naga National Political Groups in regard to the ongoing peace dialogue between the two parties.
The meeting also appreciated and welcomed the efforts made by the Naga political groups in taking the talks forward.
The Committee further resolved to welcome the statements and observations made by various organizations and individuals calling for unity and early solution, and appealed to all sections to refrain from making statements that may create misunderstanding and disunity, and might stand in the way of the common and collective endeavor to achieve genuine and lasting peace.
The resolution of the Parliamentary Committee was signed by Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, Deputy Chief Minister Yanthungo Patton, UDA Chairman T R Zeliang, and NPF Legislature Party leader Kuzholuzo Nienu.