Will the Naga Peace Accord be clinched without trouble in Northeastern states? There are signs of restiveness in Manipur and tribes are anxious as to how the accord would impact them.
It is not clear if the accord would be signed before November 2 when PM Narendra Modi leaves for Thailand, or upon his return.
“All unit commanders are hereby directed to keep at least two months’ stock of ration in view of the fluid situation in the state,” an IGP wrote in a wireless message to the unit commanders.
Centre-NSCN-IM talks were held amidst the ongoing stalemate surrounding the NSCN-IM’s demands for a separate 'Naga national flag' and 'Naga constitution'.
The NSCN-IM, the largest rebel group of the Northeast which signed a truce pact with the Central government in 1997, calls the shots in Naga peace talks.
The NSCN-IM has held around 100 rounds of peace talks with the Centre, within and outside the country, but the long-cherished solution continues to elude both sides.
Naga flag, constitution stand in way of Naga solution, NSCN-IM says UPA II had proposed shared sovereignty
Signed on August 3, 2015 in New Delhi, the Framework Agreement was viewed as the prelude to the settlement of the decades-old problem.
The outfit claimed that this was the key focus of all Nagas and any political steps to be taken must be in conjunction with this decision.