NTIMES 18Dec: Consultative meeting of Naga bodies on Indo-Naga issue
DIMAPUR, Dec 17: Civil society organisations from the mainland India and the Naga frontal organisations will have a two-day consultative meeting next month on the Indo-Naga political issue. Sources said the consultative meeting is likely to be held in the second week of January either in New Delhi or in Dimapur. Sources informed Newmai News Network that about 60 civil society groups from the mainland India will be participating in the proposed event. From the Nagas’ side, the Naga Hoho will be leading the delegation. Sources added that varied angles will be put across with regard to the Indo-Naga political issue in the consultative meeting.
The Naga Hoho, in the mean time has called a meeting of all the Naga frontal bodies on December 19 in Kohima in this connection. Besides the Naga Hoho, representatives from the United Naga Council (UNC), Naga Mothers Association (NMA), Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR), Naga Students Federation (NSF), All Naga Students Association, Manipur (ANSAM), Naga Women Union and Naga organisations both from Arunachal Pradesh and Assam will be participating in the consultative meeting.
The event was initiated by the civil society groups of the mainland India. It is reported that for a long, long time efforts have been going on to have such consultative meeting involving the mainland civil organisations and the Naga frontal bodies on the Indo-Naga political issue. The Hornbill Express, Senapati/NNN