The Naga Framework Agreement

Addressing the people of Naga on 14 August, which he celebrated as independence day after British rule with his own flag, Muivah said on the eve of India`s Independence Day: « The agreement also says: « Including the peaceful coexistence of the two entities that share sovereign power. » On 28 October, a team from the NSCN (I-M), led by its Secretary General Thuingaleng Muivah and Ravi, met again to discuss ways to find an « honourable » solution by resigning the sticky issue of a separate flag and constitution for the Nagas. « The dialogue of more than four hours was not successful and the two sides agreed to meet soon. However, a final agreement between the NSCN (I-M) and the government is unlikely to take place by October 31, 2019, » an official development confidant. The collapse of the final agreement may lead to the return of the insurgents, not only in Nagaland, but also in the neighbouring states, with the NSCN (I-M) playing a leading role in maintaining porridge in this part of the country. All other insurgent groups consider NSCN (I-M) to be a big brother to continue their infamous activities. The Chinese are also looking for ways to jump into the fray. We have to be careful. Phizo`s outfits agreed to give up arms under the Shillong Agreement, but this gave the NSCN under Thuingaleng Muivah, who was in China at the time of the agreement and received the support of the communist regime. Since October 2020, the final agreement has not taken place and differences have arisen due to the request for a special flag, constitution and Nagalim larger by NSCN (IM), which delays and froze the conference process. For five years, the two sides did not sign the formal agreement. In an apparent move that emerged from the central government`s frustration – on the basis of a larger mandate for the Modi government in the 2019 elections in Lok Sabha — Ravi announced October 31 as the deadline for approving the peace deal.

He said: « With `included`, this means that all Naga must be included in the agreement in different administrative units and political camps. The coexistence of the two entities is self-explanatory. This means that the two peoples and the two nations will coexist. Political and legal experts recognize that the concepts of « coexistence » and « shared sovereignty » apply to two entities, not one. The Nagas will co-exist with India, which shares sovereign powers, as agreed in the framework agreement and defined in jurisdiction. But they will not merge with India. This follows a copy of the 2015 agreement, allegedly circulated by Ravi among some Naga civilian groups. The NSCN IM Group stated that Ravi had itself optimized the 2015 framework agreement. The National Socialist Council of Nagaland-IM published for the first time the details of the 2015 framework agreement and indicted the R.N interlocutor.