Dimapur, November 21: The NSCN (R) has appreciated the political maturity shown by the Chief-Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Pema Khandu on the Indo-Naga Political issue. He has not only read the pulse of the Nagas of TCL (Tirap, Changlang and Longding) correctly but had also understood how emotionally and sentimentally Nagas are attached to it, it said.
Stating that Naga issue is a very old issue and deserves a dignified solution, the NSCN (R) said for the past several decades, Nagas of Tirap-Changlang and Longding along with the Nagas elsewhere had experienced untold sufferings.
Hundreds and thousands of Naga youths, men and women had laid down their lives to protect the Nagas’ right, identity and dignity and it has never been a good experience to live under AFSPA, he said and appealed to all the leaders of different Political Parties in Arunachal Pradesh, civil societies, student bodies and all concern citizens to rally behind the honorable Chief Minister for the peaceful solution to the long pending Indo-Naga issue.
The NSCN (R) informed all the tribes and communities of Arunachal Pradesh that, however may be the nature of the solution, it would be for the common good of all people and communities and it would also further strengthen the bond and brotherhood of all the residents of the state. (Page News Service)