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MLAs, MPs appeal for a solution to Naga political problem

Press Trust of India  |  Kohima 

MLAs, MPs and former lawmakers of today appealed for a solution to the vexed Naga political problem before the elections due early next year.

The MLAs, MPs along with ex-MLAs and former MPs made the appeal during a closed door consultative meeting called by the Assembly Speaker Imtiwapang Aier, at the Regional Center of Excellence in Music and Performing Arts, Jotsoma.

A copy of the resolution passed in the meeting said the lawmakers placed on record their deep sense of appreciation for all the positive steps taken by the of (GoI) and the stake holders so far in seeking to arrive at an honourable and acceptable solution to the Naga political issue.

"Urges the GoI and other stake holders engaged in dialogue to resolve the issue well before the next state Assembly elections", they resolved.

The MLAs and MPs also appealed to the Commission of to conduct the elections to the 13th Legislative Assembly only after an honourable and acceptable solution is reached with regard to the vexed Naga political issue, the resolution said.

They also urged the members of the present Assembly to pass resolution on similar lines during the ensuing winter session, scheduled for December 14 and 15, it said.

Today's resolution was appended by Nagaland Assembly Speaker, Chief Minister TR Zeliang and president of Ex-Parliamentarians Association of Nagaland, T Khongo.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 18:55 IST