The Nationwide Socialist Council of Nagaland – Isak Muivah (NSCN-IM) on Friday said that its demand for a separate Naga flag and structure (Yehzabo) must be a part of the continued talks to discover a everlasting resolution to the Naga political situation.
The organisation’s assertion comes shut on the heels of experiences that the Centre was engaged in deliberations over the 2 key calls for of the NSCN-IM, which was stalling the negotiations.
“There isn’t any scope offered to have separate discuss on Naga flag and structure. By having separate discuss on flag and structure, GoI is sending a improper sign that isn’t in sync with the Framework Settlement,” NSCN-IM stated in a press release.
Declaring that the framework settlement, signed between the group and the federal government of India in 2015, embraces the Naga flag and structure, the NSCN-IM asserted that the Centre shouldn’t undo its dedication and backtrack from the settlement by distorting what has been agreed upon.
Underneath the given state of affairs the place the main target of the talks is now primarily on Naga flag and structure, the organisation said it was crucial to dwell deeper into the framework settlement lest reckless interpretation comes into play.
The outfit remarked that within the ongoing talks, with either side respecting one another’s place, shared sovereignty and outlined competencies, whereby it was outlined how sure a part of Naga sovereignty and vice versa was to be shared with the union of India.
“With this association, we’re assured that it’s going to present for a permanent inclusive new relationship of peaceable coexistence of the 2 entities,” the assertion learn.
The NSCN-IM stated it must be understood that the Framework Settlement that speaks of the distinctive historical past of the Naga folks and their sovereign independence id embraces the flag and the structure.