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UDA resolves on Naga issue; welcomes resumption of dialogue for solution

Nagaland News

KOHIMA, OCTOBER 5: The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) of Nagaland today appreciated the resumption of talks between the Government of India (GOI) and the Naga negotiating groups and also the decision of the Naga groups to go to New Delhi for continuation of the negotiation process.

This was part of the 4-point resolution of the first meeting of UDA, held at State Banquet Hall here, after its formation last month.
“The House appreciated the resumption of talks and the decision of the Naga political groups to resume the peace process by proceeding to New Delhi for continuation of the negotiation process”, stated the resolution copy signed by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, Deputy CM Y Patton, NPF leader TR Zeliang, NDPP president Chigwang Konyak, BJP Nagaland president Temjen Imna Along and NPF working president Huska Sumi.
Appreciating the serious commitment of the Government of India towards the Indo-Naga Peace Process, the UDA welcomed the positive steps taken by the GOI on matters related to the ongoing Indo-Naga political dialogue which include the appointment of a single person as interlocutor with all the negotiating parties.
It acknowledged the desire and feeling of the Naga people while also upholding the resolutions of the civil societies, the Nagaland Legislative Assembly and the series of consultative meetings and appeals to the negotiating parties to respond to the cry of the people and bring the protracted Indo-Naga political issue to its logical conclusion at the earliest possible.
The UDA further resolved to make every possible effort to play the role of active facilitator towards the peace process and the ongoing negotiations and appealed to all sections to continue to work towards unity, reconciliation and oneness in order to prepare a positive landing ground for the long awaited solution.

Meanwhile, talking to reporters after the meeting, a senior legislator without wanting to be named said that the UDA members has also decided to call on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other Central leaders for which Chief Minister Rio would seek the appointment at the earliest.
The UDA, through the Core Committee on NPI, would be meeting the Working Committee of Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs) within this month.
(Page News Service)