With regards to the alleged controversy surrounding the eight Naga MLAs of Manipur who had reportedly signed a representation submitted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 9, 2023 with other MLAs of the state, the United Naga Council has stated that differences with the Naga MLAs have been cleared.
In a press clarification by its Publicity Wing, the UNC stated that a joint meeting of the Naga Civil Society Organisations with the Naga MLAs’ Forum was held on August 19 with regards to the matter of the signing of the controversy representation to the prime minister.
During the meeting, detailed explanations were given by the members of the Forum on the circumstances under which the representation was submitted to the Prime Minister’s Office, the council said.
Following a threadbare discussion, all the differences in the matter were sorted out objectively in the greater interest, they added.
“Having realized the vital need to move forward in cohesion amidst these uncertainties surrounding the Naga people, the meeting also reaffirmed to uphold the commitment to pursue for the final settlement of Indo-Naga political issue based on the basis and the true spirit of the historic Framework Agreement signed on 3rd August, 2015,” the council said in the release.