NSCN-IM has been demanding a separate flag and Constitution which the government of India had rejected.vNaga National Political Groups (NNPGs) will hold discussion with Centre on Naga political issue. A team of working committee of NNPGs have left for New Delhi on Tuesday.
Recently Nagaland chief minister N Rio had discussion with NSCN-IM. A functionary of NNPG who do not want to be named told ET, ” Talks were by and large concluded in 2019 and we will fine tune the details. “
After almost a year, talks between the government of India and NSCN-IM were held in New Delhi recently. Former special director of the Intelligence Bureau, AK Mishra and the NSCN (I-M) leadership led by Th Muivah met in Dimapur recently.
Recently, the previous interlocutor of Naga peace talks, Nagaland governor RN Ravi, was shifted to Tamil Nadu. Ravi and NSCN-IM were at loggerheads on different issues, including the interpretation of the Framework Agreement of 2015. NSCN-IM had earlier opposed Ravi when he inked an agreement with the seven-member Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs). NSCN-IM had last year refused to hold discussions with Ravi and instead chose to have informal discussion with IB officials.
NSCN-IM has been demanding a separate flag and Constitution which the government of India had rejected.