Naga: Peace Deal sought
Below is an article published by The Morung Express:
The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee president K.V. Pusa today [11 December 2008] said that the party wants the Government of India and ‘negotiators’ from Naga […] factions to find a solution to the long-pending Naga political issue at an early date.
Speaking at the advent Christmas celebration of the Kohima District Congress Committee […] at the Naga Heritage village, Kisama, the NPCC president said the Congress has written to the Prime Minister to expedite the peace process and find a solution. Also conveying its support to the ongoing talk, the party, he said, was hopeful that a ‘tangible result’ would be the outcome.
The NPCC chief also stated that the party keeps on saying “We Naga people need peaceful atmosphere so that under the influence of peace and tranquility each and every citizen will be able to participate in economic and academic activities and other activities which are beneficial to Nagas.” He challenged the people to work for peace and prosperity of the Nagas.
Pusa also said his party is committed to working for the welfare and uplift of women, so they can have freedom to do whatever they want to scale heights in. Over the Congress’ stand on youth, he said the party will endeavor to ‘fight and work’ for welfare of the youth and their uplift. “We shall try to create avenues for employment of our youth,” he said. He also appealed to the party workers to strive hard and ‘go to the people’ and “convince the people to join the party”.