Dimapur, Aug 24: Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang said all Naga political groups must be taken on board before a final solution to the protracted Naga problem is arrived at.
“There is no problem that cannot be solved and we must seek public opinions and suggestions to move ahead taking the voice of all stakeholders onboard,” he stated while interacting with a seven-member delegation of Naga Hoho led by its president Chuba Ozukum in his office chamber in Kohima yesterday, a CMO release said.
Expressing his desire for early solution, the Chief Minister said solution should come at the earliest possible date so that every Naga can live with permanent peace in our land. He also stated that the Naga peace process must not be taken up simply for political mileage in the upcoming 2018 State Assembly election but must be based on sincerity in letter and in spirit.
The Naga Hoho delegation called on the Chief Minister to congratulate him on taking over as the new Chief Minister and to initiate the process of uniting Naga civil societies under one umbrella.
Earlier during the day, Konyak Union led by its president Manlip Konyak and general secretary Honang M Konyak accompanied by Minister for Rural Development EE Panteang met the Chief Minister and congratulated him on behalf of the Konyak community for taking over the affairs of the State by presenting him the Konyak ‘Nyam’, a traditional drum made of brass. The delegation appraised the Chief Minister about some problems that occurred due to unprecedented rain and flood in their area and sought his urgent attention.