Kohima, January 02 (NEx): The president of NSCN/GPRN, General (Rtd) Niki Sumi, said that it has decided to give peace a chance. His press statement on December 31, 2020 read, ‘I, as a Naga cannot unilaterally go against the wishes and aspirations of our people and consequent to our decision to give peace a chance, I might have hurt or let-down the sentiments of a few which was never my intention. Therefore, I do request all to introspect on the wishes and aspirations of the Naga people to give peace a chance’.
The United Ranges Forum Zunheboto (URFZ) while appreciating the articulate leadership of General Niki Sumi, President, NSCN (KN) in all spheres of political process, also requested the Government of India (GOI) for an amicable solution of the naga political issue.
The URFZ in a press statement said that the forum is immensely pleased to learn that Gen. Niki Sumi, has come forward to the negotiating table with GOI, to push forward and strengthen the peace process, pioneered by many naga political groups, taking forward the will, wishes and aspirations of the great Naga people.
The forum comprising of it’s seven (7) executive units extended supprt and appreciation to the political development and urged all to expedite the peace process to fulfill the long pending aspirations of the great Naga people.
Also, the Central Naga Tribes Council (CNTC) expressed happiness on the decision of the NSCN/GPRN led by Gen(rtd) Niki Sumi, to give peace a opportunity.
The CNTC applauded NSCN(KN) for paying heed to the call of the people and is optimistic that the long awaited political solution of the Indo-Naga issue would be obtained in a short span of time, with the coming of the NSCN (KN).
It also urged the GOI and it’s esteem leaders to be earnest in their efforts to find an honourable and acceptable solution to the long vexed Naga political issue.