Centre playing divide and rule policy in NE, says O. Joy
IMPHAL: Veteran politician O. Joy Singh on Friday stated that the policy of the BJP at the Centre is that of ‘divide and rule’ in the North East especially in Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh to split the united integrity of the states which is likely to implement Naga autonomous council directly from the centre government.
The veteran was addressing a one day consultative interaction organized by the Manipur Pradesh Congress committee (MPCC) under the theme “Framework Agreement between government of India, NSCN-IM and other Naga organization” on Friday at Congress Bhavan.
He also stated that the consequences of the Naga peace talk with the GOI and NSCN-IM will be horrible in which the Naga peace talk should be proceeded to bring peace but not against the interest and integrity of Manipur which will disturb the peaceful co-existence among the communities.
Vice president MPCC Dr. Kh. Ratankumar, talking to reporters on the sideline of the function, said that the Framework Agreement signed on August 3, 2015 seems to be the major burning issue of the state in which no one knows the consequences and impact of its agreement after signing.
Thereby, knowing the urgent issue the MPCC Research Department (RD) initiated such function with an objective for analyzing with mobilization of its issues of both national and state with the intellectuals group of the state, Ratankumar informed adding that it also organized for the mobilization and to record the findings of its issue.
Hence, the RD resolved that the MPCC wholeheartedly welcome an amicable solution between the government of India and NSCN-IM and other Naga organization, however any solution should not disturb the territorial integrity, cultural integrity, social integrity, financial and administrative integrity of Manipur, while all the stakeholders of Manipur should be involved/consulted before settlement, the VP stated.
Pradip Phanjoubam also narrated the history and origin about the boundary of the state and also briefed the likely seen controversies within the Nagas of Manipur and Nagaland after forming greater Nagaland.
The function was attended by the veteran politician O. Joy, Editor FPSJ Review of arts and politics Pradip Phanjoubam and chairman Kuki reformation Forum Dr. T.S. Haokip as the chief guest and resource person of the consultative interaction with the presence of Vice president and chairman RD MPCC Dr. Kh. Ratankumar, general secretary PYC and co-coordinator RD MPCC Johny Meitei, coordinator RD MPCC P. surjit and general secretary and secretary RD MPCC Hareshwar Goshwami in dias.