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UPA ready to go extra mile on Naga issue: NPCC

A joint team of NPCC and CLP has met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and apprised him about the need to resolve the Naga political conflict within a definite time frame.



Kohima: A joint team of Nagaland Pradesh
Congress Committee (NPCC) and Congress Legislature Party (CLP)
has met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and apprised him about
the need to resolve the Naga political conflict within a
definite time frame.

A party delegation led by NPCC president S I Jamir
and CLP leader Tokheho Yepthomi yesterday told the PM that
14-years of peace negotiation without a conclusion and
10-years of ceasefire agreement without opening talks did not
make sense, an NPCC statement received here today said.

The NPCC conveyed that there was a need for
"transparency in the political dialogue so as to give
opportunity to the stakeholders to react constructively."

Singh was "very receptive" to the suggestions and gave
patient hearing to the party delegates, it said.

He told the visiting leaders that "this is a unique
opportunity for Nagas to resolve the political problem and the
UPA government is ready to go extra mile to resolve the
issue."

He also assured the delegates of positive action at the
earliest, the statement claimed.

PTI

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