Nagaland chief minister, T.R. Zeliang on Wednesday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and briefed the latter on the popular demand for “Solution before Election” and postponement of the ensuing Assembly election in Nagaland.
In the meeting, the chief minister apprised the Home Minister that at present, various civil society organisation and church leaders in Nagaland have expressed desire for “Solution before Election”.
Zeliang also pointed out that the government of India was engaged with different Naga political groups – NSCN (I-M) and Working Committee of Six Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs) for early solution and that it was the desire of the Naga people for solution to arrive before the ensuing election.
The Home Minister after a patient hearing reiterated that the government of India was serious on solving the Naga political issue.
The Home Minister also assured Zeliang that he would convene a meeting on the demand of the Naga people and convey the outcome of the meeting to Nagaland government.
In support of the demand, the chief minister submitted the resolution adopted by Nagaland Legislators Forum and parliamentarians and ex-parliamentarians on December 7, 2017 along with a copy of Nagaland Legislative Assembly resolution.
Issued by: Media Cell, CMO Nagaland.