Kohima, February 01 (NEx): The NSCN Chairman, Q Tuccu, on the 42nd commemoration of the NSCN Raising Day on January 31st, 2021 stated that neither economic packages nor imposed political packages will bring about lasting solution, only the principle of the Framework Agreement is the key to an honorable and acceptable solution for durable peace.
On the 42nd NSCN Raising day, the Chairman requested all cadres to join him in paying the highest respect to the brave hearts who had made their supreme sacrifices by embracing martyrdom in defence of our Motherland, our history, our people and our rights.
Tuccu said that every spring and every brook that flow in Nagalim are now flowing with elements of Nagas’ blood, tears and sweats. The beautiful land, a part of God’s creation now swarms with widows and orphans. Cries and wailings are heard from nooks and corners of Nagalim day-in day-out, year-in
year-out. But the adversaries are yet to give it any damn. No compunction! Not at all!, stated the NSCN chairman.
Further, he stated, ‘the people, who are proud of their civilization of 5000 years, preach Peace and Ahimsa at the top of their voice across the Globe but keep using force armed with most draconian laws with impunity for more than sixty (60) years against the Nagas. Because of the fact that Nagalim has never been integral part of India, it has been held under forced occupation with martial law of AFSPA from the fifties till date’.
Q Tuccu calls all brothers and sisters, sons and daughters to be on guard, and said that the Government of India is yet to get serious and honest with the Nagas vis-à-vis the ongoing political talk. Nagas are being taken as if they are purchasable commercial commodities, he added.
The chairman also mentioned that reinforcing trust and confidence are the key words to crack the nut today. Nagas have never and will never ever try to cause or help cause disintegration of India. We wish a prosperous and strong India but Nagas have no hesitation to say that 16 Point Agreement was and is never the solution to the Indo-Naga problem.
He also said that ceasefire in the 60’s followed by six rounds of talk at the Prime Minister level and again the present ongoing negotiations for the past 24 years initiated by Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao and religiously pursued by other 5 Prime Ministers should not be denigrated at the whims of certain small fries. The political stand of the Nagas in the past vis-à-vis India was “nothing to do with India” but today since the Government of India and the NSCN have signed the Framework Agreement, that India and Nagalim shall enter a new relationship for peaceful co-existence of the two entities on the basis of shared sovereignty, meaning, Nagas are
sovereign people, Nagas will abide by the principles of the Framework Agreement- nothing above and nothing below the Framework Agreement.
The chairman goes on to say that there are disciplines, rules and regulations in all organizations. No man prospers without discipline. The Bible says, a man who is not disciplined is like a palace with its wall broken down. Again it says, no athlete wins a trophy unless he abides by the rules of the game. We are in an organization bound by its disciplines, rules and regulations. We should never compromise our ethos of leading by power of good example not by example of power, he said.
Highlighting on the vision and mission of NSCN, he said that our culture of mutual respect and sacrifices should be upheld with more vigor. As covenanted by God with our fathers, our vision is to not only liberate our people politically here on earth, but also prepare the highway of salvation for our people through the gospel of Jesus Christ. Therefore our mission is to build a society of peace and justice and egalitarian prosperity, Tuccu added.
At this historical defining moment NSCN cadres should not allow ourselves to be
caught unprepared; we must tighten our belt to face any eventuality. God is with us. God Bless Nagalim and God Bless the NSCN. KUKNALIM! – Q. Tuccu.