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NMA welcomes ‘Joint Accordant’

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By EMN Updated: Sep 28, 2022 9:42 pm
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Dimapur, Sep. 28 (EMN): Naga Mothers’ Association (NMA) has appreciated the initiative of the Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) in bringing the NSCN (IM) and the WC-NNPG to a better understanding and reconciliation through the commitment towards peace in the September ‘Joint Concordant’ which has been signed.

While reiterating its long-felt stand for an inclusive peace long, NMA supported the ‘Joint Concordant’ as another milestone towards bringing peace into the land.

“We appeal to all to give them space to stand by their commitments without making unsavoury insinuations about our brothers in the spirit of forgiveness. Ours is a complex society with a history of violence, pain and hurts, inflicted upon each other. As mothers, we call for forgiveness, restraint and reconciliation and urge the negotiators to remember the younger generation that await this era of peace,” NMA press release stated.

NMA has also urged upon the government of India to respect and honour the sacrifices of thousands who have laid down their lives for the Naga cause and ensure a sustainable ‘just peace.’

It reminded that the Nagas struggle has been a part of Naga women’s lives for generations, bearing the loss of loved ones and facing the brunt of militarisation and atrocities by the Indian armed forces under the brutality of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act for decades. It, therefore called for repeal of this draconian law, which has terrorised them, their families and homes.

NMA further appreciated the efforts of the Core Committee and expressed hope all their concerted efforts would usher in a new era of peace for the Nagas.

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By EMN Updated: Sep 28, 2022 9:42:38 pm