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Manipur parties for special Assembly session on Naga issue

Press Trust of India  |  Imphal 

All political parties of Manipur, barring the Congress, today demanded a special session of the be convened to discuss the framework agreement reportedly signed by the Centre and the National Socialist Council of in 2015.

According to media reports, the interlocutor for the Naga talks R N Ravi informed a Parliamentary panel on Thursday that it signed a framework agreement with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) after it agreed on a settlement within the Indian federation with a "special status."

Ravi had reportedly told the panel that the government called it a framework agreement and signed it.

"At the meeting today at the Chief Minister's Office, it was decided that the Centre's framework agreement on the Naga issue should not infringe on the territorial integrity of Manipur," L Singh, of CPI, told

On the Indo-border issue, he said that it was decided that all political parties of would join the (MEA) team which will visit the disputed border pillar No. 81 at Kwatha village of Tengnoupal district of on July 25.

"The MEA team will inspect the disputed site to figure out if the border post was installed in the right place," said.

The abstained from the meeting as it felt the way the things were dealt with was not proper, added.

In all, 17 parties took part in the meeting today.

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First Published: Sun, July 22 2018. 20:35 IST
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