Centre not serious about resolving Naga issue: NPF
NPF MLA Kuzholuzo (Azo) Nienu on Friday accused the Indian government of seeking a “bright ending” to the age-old Naga issue in Nagaland and criticized the delay in the Naga Accord.
Speaking at the 65th plenary session of the Phek Students Union (PSU), Asso expressed the frustration of Nagas that the peace process has come to an end.
He pointed to the framework agreement signed by the NSCN (I-M) in 2015 with the Joint House and WC and the NNPG in 2017, stressing that important issues had been resolved.
Azo complained about the October 31, 2019 deadline to end negotiations, accusing the government of “unnecessary delays” without proposing solutions or a final solution.
He also expressed concern over the increasing drag on partition, with the number of Naga political parties increasing from 16 in 2019 to 22 this time.
He reaffirmed the autonomy of the Nagas and stated that “sovereignty is the birth of the Nagas”.
He also confirmed that the Nagaland government is willing to step down if necessary to effect a major change of power.