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    The Naga youth waved the tricolor, and the terrorists thrashed him

    Published on December 20, 2020

    By Bhupen Goswami

    Guwahati :  The people of the North East feel very strongly that if the Naga leadership wants to sign the agreement, this is the right time. The people of Nagaland and the entire North East are ready for a permanent solution. In the meantime, a Naga youth from Manipur, Ys Mashugami, who was allegedly beaten to death by NSCN (IM) terrorists last evening, has been beaten to death for spreading the message of peace in Nagaland.

    Let us say that hebron is 35 kms away from Dimapur, the commercial centre of Nagaland. Sources said that the cadres of NSCN (IM) occupied the Mashagami during their peace march and took him to Hebron. After that, a Naga young YS Mashumi from Manipur, who travelled on foot to spread the message of peace, was beaten to the corridor of the ghat. He has been brutally tortured to show respect for the Indian national flag. The NSCN (IM) rebels allegedly accused him of being involved in anti-national activities to carry the Indian national flag during the peace march. With the national flag in one hand and the Naga flag on his back, He was walking from Mammi Dimapur on December. 8 And the next day came to Kohima. He started his journey by disturbing the political turmoil in Nagaland.

     The youth belonging to the Tankhul Naga tribe are residing in Tenim village in Ukhrul district of Manipur. It has grown up in Dimapur. For information, the centre has lifted the ban on the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K), but also said that the unlawful activities of the NSCN-K will lead to violence, terrorist and separatist activities. The centre has declared NSCN-K as an unlawful organization for unlawful activities. On the other hand, nagaland Chief Minister Nifiu Rio and opposition leader Tr Zeliang have jointly appealed to the centre and various organizations to resolve the Naga political issue expeditiously. He appreciated the centre’s positive approach to accelerate the ongoing peace talks. The two leaders said they have issued joint statements for peace and unity. He urged the center and Naga organizations to “arrive for an early solution” to bring prosperity to the people of the region, according to a statement issued on Friday.

    The joint statement was made after the two leaders met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi on October 20. Mr Rio recently said that his government was committed to playing an “active architect” between the Centre and the negotiating parties. According to him, the solution to the political insurgency should be respectable, inclusive and acceptable for the Nagas. The state government had convened a consultation meeting with representatives of all civil society organizations, political parties, former Parliamentarians and public leaders. The opposition NPF acknowledged the content and spirit of the proposals adopted during the October 15 meeting and is “committed to actively supporting all initiatives to address the Naga issue,” the joint statement said. The state Government also appreciated the proposal of the NPF party adopted at a meeting under the banner of the Mission on Political Affairs on September 14.