Tripartite talks held between the United Naga Council and government at Senapati today ended with no specific conclusion.
The talks discussed over the UNC’ s demand to roll back of newly created districts during the Congress regime.
Today’s talks concluded that in terms of agreement on May 19 talks to redress the grievances of the UNC in respond of the creation of new districts, the government of Manipur will initiate appropriate steps in right earnest.
The talks also brought to an agreement to mutually respect the agreement signed in previous talks to avoid any provocative actions till the dialogue process is taken.
Union Joint secretary Home (northeast), Satyendra Garg chaired the tripartite talks between government of India, government of Manipur and the UNC.
This time the tripartite talks was conducted at the political level with the participation of three cabinet ministers of Manipur, Kyasii, V. Hankhalian and Th. Radhesyam.
The UNC team was led by president Gaidon Kamei.
The talks was mandated to finding an amicable solution to grievances thrown up by the creation of new districts by the previous Congress government, particularly the creation of Kangpokpi district by bifurcating it from Senapati.
UNC argues that the government of Manipur failed to honor the commitment given to the Nagas to consult them while taking any decisions affecting what it says is the traditional Naga areas.
While the talks was going on at Senapati, in Kangpokpi district, local residents paraded along the national highway in Kangpokpi bazar to demonstrate their apprehension against any move to effect a roll back of Kangpokpi district as demanded by the UNC.
The next round of talks will be held in September.