Hoho wants ceasefire extension
August 20 : The Naga Hoho, has demanded the GOI to revoke
the withdrawal of the ceasefire extension. In a consultative
meeting at Hotel Japfu in Kohima, the apex body said the
problems faced by the Nagas today were because of the historical
text of the declaration
made at the 18th August 2001 Kohima Meeting of the
Naga Peoples representatives from Assam, Arunachal Pradesh,
Manipur and Nagaland states met on the 18th August
2001 for a consultative meeting at Kohima and discussed the
various issues confronting the Nagas today and made the
The members reaffirmed that the Nagas, no matter wherever
they are, are one. It also declared that the problems of the
Nagas no matter where they are, are because of historical
circumstances and that they should be comprehensively addressed
by the Naga People as a whole.
The meeting welcomes the decision taken by the Nagas in
the present state of Manipur during the Naga Peoples Convention
from 8-9th August 2001 upholding the Naga Hoho
resolution calling for integration/unification of all Naga
areas. It also declared that no Naga would remain a silent
spectator to the issues being faced by the Nagas in Manipur and
to initiate immediate action in response to the UNC Declaration.
The Naga Hoho reaffirms its fullest support to the
ongoing Indo-Naga talk and re-states its position to the
Government of India to honour the June 14, 2001 Bangkok
Agreement in its totality.
To form a Coordinating Committee under the aegis of the
Naga Hoho to coordinate programmes and policies on various
current issues arising out of the cease fire fallout including
The peace process
Bringing out of the White paper on the Naga
Integration/Unification as per the Naga Hoho resolution in its 6th
Session 1999 held in Dimapur at the earliest.
Resettlement fo the internally displaced Nagas in
To work out a plan for Naga National reconciliation to
take the Nagas beyond the present unacceptable tragedy of Nagas
killing fellow Nagas that can wreck even the ongoing talks and
To work out strategies for the removal of the Armed
Forces Special Powers Act and other inhuman laws.
The meeting appreciates the restraint shown by our people
to the excessive provocation from various quarters and appeals
to our people to continue to refuse to be provoked into any kind
A special committee shall be formed to look into the
problems being faced by the Nagas in the present state of
Manipur and their solutions.
That, the Naga Hoho cary out an inward journey to all
That, the “journey of conscience” be continued tour
neighbouring communities and to mainland India.
The meeting expresses its strong displeasure to the
indiscriminate firing on Naga Women Peace rallyists on the 14th
August 2001 at Tadubi where three persons were critically
injured by Captain KK Sharma and his soldiers of 3 AR post,
Tadubi and also the attempt on the life of Neingulo Krome, the
Secretary General of the Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights.
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