DIMAPUR, Apr 8 : Seriousness of the Naga peace talks has become visible with NSCN-IM leaders carrying out a series of consultation among the Nagas while Central leaders discussed the Naga issue with Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Tuesday and Wednesday in New Delhi.
Sources said Chief Minister TR Zeliang who rushed to New Delhi on Monday will be back in the State capital on Thursday after discussing the Naga issue with the Central leaders. The Chief Minister was asked to come to Delhi by the Centre for ‘an emergency meeting’ in connection with the Naga political issue. Sources said discussions were held in the past two days between the Chief Minister and the Central leaders.
Meanwhile, in the past few weeks NSCN-IM leaders have been taking opinions and carrying out consultations with Naga public leaders, civil society organizations and intellectuals in the State regarding the Naga political issue. Some of the NSCN-IM leaders have gone back to New Delhi on Monday after collecting opinions. Sources said consultations and sharing of opinions between the NSCN-IM leaders and the public leaders and civil society organizations will continue.
It can be noted here that under the new format of talks over 40 rounds of talks have been held in the past few months.