Dimapur, October 28: The Naga National Council (NNC) and Federal Government of Nagaland (FGN) have made its stand clear that not to recognize any settlement which violates the NNC Lakuti Resolution of April 27, 1955.
In a joint statement issued after a joint NNC and FGN meeting today, NNC spokesperson, Kolezo Chase said the “Naga nation’s mandated” NNC and FGN are standing by the declared Independence of Nagaland on August 14, 1947 and the national Plebiscite of May 16, 1951 which was done under the leadership of late A.Z. Phizo.
“The Federal Government of Nagaland has been running the affairs of the Nation under the Naga National Flag and the provisions of the Yehzabo (Constitution) of Nagaland since March 22, 1956,” it said.
The NNC and FGN said it stands committed to the terms of the 1964 ceasefire agreement which was signed by both the Federal Government of Nagaland and the Government of India as two sovereign nations.
“As for an end to the illegal occupation of India over Nagaland and all her ancient territories, the NNC and the FGN are still committed to a peaceful non-violent settlement between the two nations,” it added. (Page News Service)