Kohima, August 12 (MExN): The NNC/FGN has resolved to “steadfastly maintain the dignity, integrity and sovereignty of the Naga Nation” and reaffirmed certain historical events.
These events include the Naga Memorandum to John Simon, British statutory Commission on January 10, 1929; formation of the Naga National Council (NNC) on February 2, 1946; Naga Independence declaration on August 14, 1947; the Voluntary Plebiscite of May 16, 1951; the Lakhuti Resolution of April 27, 1955; proclamation of the Federal Government of Nagaland (FGN) on March 22, 1956, and the International Ceasefire Agreement between the Federal Government of Nagaland (FGN) and the Government of India on September 6, 1964.
“Apart from these historical events, the Naga National Council and the Federal Government of Nagaland do not recognize all devised events,” stated the NNC/FGN’s Ministry of Rali Wali in a ‘resolution and reaffirmation’ document signed by Capt. (Retd.) Yirei Lungleng, Rali Wali Kilonser.
This was decided at a general meeting of the NNC/FGN National workers held on August 11 at Urra Academy Hall, Kohima.
The NNC/FGN maintained that the Naga National Council and the Federal Government of Nagaland have “always maintained non-violence and shall continue to do so.”
Those present and who delivered speeches at the meeting were Adinno Phizo, President, NNC, Gen. (Retd.) Viyalie Metha, Kedahge, FGN and Shevoha Keyho, Killo Kilonser, FGN.
“The House deliberately discussed on various issues including the International Objective of the Naga Nation to work out,” stated the document.