From our Correspondent
DIMAPUR, July 3: Naga Hoho, the apex Naga tribal body, said the Government of India (GoI) has assured to hammer out an honourable settlement of the Indo-Naga issue at an early date.
“In pursuance of the decision of the consultative meeting convened by the Naga Hoho on May 8 at Kohima, a five-member team led by Keviletuo Kiewhuo, President, Naga Hoho visited Delhi in the 3rd week of June and met responsible authorities of the Government of India engaged with the Indo-Naga peace process, the opposition leader of the Lok Sabha and the Naga Negotiator to impress upon them the need to hammer out an honourable settlement of the Indo-Naga issue at an early date,” stated a press release issued by the Naga Hoho on Monday.
The Hoho delegation had gone to Delhi in the third week of June in connection with the ongoing peace talks between the NSCN (IM) and the Government of India, which have been engaged in formal dialogue since 1997.
Stating that the responses were positive and encouraging, the Naga Hoho added that the delegation was assured of the seriousness and sincerity for working out a settlement that is workable, honourable and sustainable at the earliest possible time. The Naga Hoho team also had a consultative meeting with members of the Delhi Cell of the Naga People’s Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) and the Naga Students Union Delhi to update them on the Delhi visit.