Itagar, Aug 25: Tribal bodies in Aruchal Pradesh have asked the Centre to make public the content of the recent peace agreement between the government and NSCN (IM) for the benefit of all stakeholders.
The Aruchal Indigenous Tribe’s Forum (AITF) a conglomeration of all apex community based organisations in the state and the Indigenous Faith & Cultural Society of Aruchal (IFCSAP) during its meeting here on Sunday resolved not to compromise with territorial integrity of the state to fulfill the aspirations of gas, a communiqué informed here today.
“When the NSCN (IM) has clarified their stand about its principle of negotiations that it will not compromise its demand of sovereignty and territorial integrity of all ga inhabited area including some parts of Aruchal Pradesh, the opinion of likely affected people of the state must also be addressed before signing the fil peace accord,” the organizations emphatically said. While appealing all stakeholders for solving the vexed ga issue at the earliest, the AITF, IFCSAP and other community based organisations of the state strongly reiterated that the territorial integrity of the state would not be compromised.
The meeting also decided to appeal the state government to restore the sanctity of all religious places in Aruchal Pradesh by protecting them from encroachment and other tural calamities.