Dimapur, November 2: The Nagaland Tribes Council (NTC) has welcomed the successful process of political negotiations to a logical end and congratulated the Naga negotiators – the Working Committee, NNPGs and the NSCN (IM) and the GoI represented by Interlocutor RN Ravi.
In a release, NTC thanked God for blessing the Naga political negotiators to overcome every negotiating hurdle and reaching the desired goal for a solution. It thanked all the dedicated prayer groups, prayer individuals and prayerful Churches of all denominations for the success of what has been achieved for a solution.
It also thanked the 14 indigenous Naga tribes of Nagaland, and the Nagaland GB Federation for having stood in unity and whose expressive support for solution was a crucial requirement at the very critical juncture. It thanked indigenous minority tribes, and the indigenous citizens of Nagaland for the steadfast encouragements and support for the timely political solution.
The NTC also expressed gratitude to Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and appreciated the dedication, the magnanimity and the flair management of the lengthy process of negotiations by RN Ravi, Governor and Interlocutor and for having brought the doubtful situation to a future of hope.
It also expressed gratitude to Chief Minister of Nagaland and his colleagues and the opposition members for the unstinted cooperation to the process of negotiations.
The NTC also expressed gratitude to all NNPGs who set aside their differences and positively responded to the wishes of the people of Nagaland, formed the Working Committee and participated in the talks in the spirit of oneness through which the solution was persuaded.
Meanwhile, the NTC appealed to all to be aware of being swayed away by the rampant spread of disinformation and fake news on the latest developments, and called upon everyone to extend cooperation to make the 31st October 2019 culminated talks into a reality.
Naga tribes of Nagaland: The 14 Naga Tribes of Nagaland have expressed contentment over the latest development in the Naga peace talks wherein the Government of India and the NSCN (IM) on Thursday reached a consensus to resolve the protracted Indo-Naga Political issue through peaceful means.
The tribe said the process of Naga peace talks that had dragged on for more than 22 years finally is to be concluded in the manner acceptable and as desired by all stakeholders.
Accomplishment of a decision such as that of the October 31 is historic and only possible through a perfectly divine intervention and nothing else, they said.
While welcoming the magnanimity of all the concerned Naga Negotiators, the leaderships of the 14 Naga Tribes of Nagaland expressed happiness and extreme appreciation especially to the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi; Home Minister of India, Amit Shah; the Interlocutor and GoI Representative, RN Ravi, NSCN (I-M) GPRN Ato Kilonser, Th. Muivah; WC, NNPGs Convenor, N. Kitovi Zhimomi and all the leaders instrumental in the Naga Peace Talks.
ZCOs: The Zeliangrong Civil Organizations (ZCOs) namely Zeliangrong Baudi, Zeliangrong Youth Front and Zeliangrong Student’s Union on behalf of the Zeliangrong people living in the State of Assam, Manipur and Nagaland have appreciated Government of India for bringing the decades long Naga political movement to conclusion by setting a stipulated time frame and ended on October 31 in a historic manner.
In a release, the Zeliangrong people hailed and congratulated the NNPGs and NSCN (IM) for not losing the golden opportunity but understanding the desire, upholding of the Naga people who want to live in peace after suffering different forms for decades due to Naga people political movement struggling for political settlement.
The release expressed hope and confidence that GoI and Naga political groups (WC-NNPGs and NSCN-IM) will now work out a mechanism towards moving on the path of peace and progress without backtracking to fulfill the wishes of the Naga people.
The ZCOs also appealed to every individual irrespective different communities both Nagas and non Nagas living in the State of Assam, Manipur and Nagaland to remain calm and to spread the message of peace and harmony in the region without which development, understanding, progress and prosperity of the region cannot be achieved.
(Page News Service)