Nagaland: The Nagaland State Assembly on Thursday unanimously adopted a four point resolution on the fourth day of the ongoing Budget Session to find an amicable solution to the decade long Naga Political Issue.
The resolution adopted by the house urged the Government of India and the Naga political groups to come to the table and conclude the political negotiation by adopting 'One Solution' that is honourable, inclusive and acceptable to the people, without any further delay.
The four point resolution adopted by the Legislative Assembly was passed by Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and was second by the leader of Opposition T R Zeliang.
Earlier, on Tuesday the Assembly constituted a seven member committee to draft the resolution. The committee comprised members from both the ruling and opposition parties.
The committee members are Ministers Neiba Kronu and Advisor Toshi Wungtung of the ruling NDPP, Ministers S Pangnyu Phom and Jacob Zhimomi from BJP, Minister Tongpang Ozukum (Independent) and MLAs Chotisuh Sazo and Imkong L Imchen from the opposition bench.
During the discussion, the members expressed concern on the prolonged negotiations between the Government of India and the Naga political groups, including the NSCN(IM) and Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs) comprising the seven groups.
Following a thorough discussion on the Naga Political Issue as a matter of urgent public importance the resolution was finally tabled and passed unanimously by the house for a solution that is honourable, inclusive and acceptable to the people without any delay.
The house also endorsed all past resolutions of the Nagaland Legislatve Assembly on the Indo-Naga political issue and resolved to work unitedly in facilitating the Indo-Naga political negotiations.
While addressing the assembly Rio appreciated the continued efforts of the Government of India to resolve the Indo-Naga political issue through peaceful means and for acknowledging the unique history and identity of the Nagas by upholding the Naga political talks.
All Naga political groups, civil society organisations, churches and NGOs were also acknowledged and appreciated for their efforts towards finding a peaceful resolution of the decades long Indo-Naga political issue.