Forum for Naga Reconciliation formedMarch 28th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
Kohima, Mar 28(ANI): The Forum for Naga Reconciliation comprising of apex tribal bodies and organizations have urged the various underground factions to abide by the ceasefire agreement signed between them under the aegis of the tribal leaders known as GBs (Gaonburas) and DBs (Dobashis).
The Forum stated that the working committee would be solely based on historical and political rights of the Nagas towards a peaceful political settlement with India. It urged all the factions to render undivided loyalty towards this common vision. Dr. Wati Aier as its interim convener appealed to the Nagas to desist from any unwanted patterns and behaviour which would disrupt the peaceful co-existence of the communities in towns and villages thereby affecting the business community, educational institutions and citizens in general.
It further called upon responsible leaders to be vigilant and ensure that their own cadres do not indulge in any unwanted act.
In this regard the public is very unhappy and take such unwanted acts in towns, villages and highways with seriousness, the forum stated while appealing to the tribal community elders, leaders and citizens to be vigilant and discipline the undisciplined, be it underground or overground.
The Forum also called upon the law enforcement agencies including police and paramilitary forces not to interfere in Naga political affairs.
The Forum consists of apex organizations including Naga Hoho, Eastern Naga Peoples Organization (ENPO), Eastern Naga Students Federation (ENSF), Eastern Naga Students Association (ENSA), GBs and DBs Federation Nagaland, Naga Women Union, Manipur (NWUM), United Naga Council, Manipur (UNC), All Naga Students Association Manipur (ANSAM), Naga Mothers Association (NMA), Naga Students Federation (NSF), Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) and Shisha Hoho office bearers and Naga Peace Convention speakers, which was formed in the Naga Peace Convention held from February 22 to 24 at Dimapur. (ANI)
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