STNC reaffirms support to Framework Agreement

SENAPATI, AUGUST 19 (NNN): The Southern Tahamzam Naga Council (STNC) held a ‘leaders consultative meeting’ on August 18 at Mayangkhang village and reaffirmed its support and endorsement to the ‘Framework Agreement’ signed between the Government of India and NSCN (IM).


According to Ch Tabamwi, General Secretary, STNC, the consultative meeting also discussed that the 117 Naga villages comprising 12 Naga tribes under the council are the most suppressed Nagas by the dominant community as they are being placed under the Kangpokpi administrative block.


“Our only hope to free from such suppression is the Indo-Naga political solution,” the consultative meeting maintained.


The meeting also condemned “those elements within and outside the Naga community who are trying to hijack the hard earned Naga political solution.” Therefore, it resolved to “act befittingly if any individual or organization within our jurisdiction tries to disturb the inking of Naga final agreement.”


The consultative meeting then resolved that the council will continue to organize wide range of consultations in preparation for the Framework Agreement.