GUWAHATI, March 24 - The All Assam Students� Union (AASU) and the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) today dared the Central Government to make public the Framework Agreement the latter had signed with the Issac-Muivah (IM) faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) on August 3, 2015. The APCC has also demanded an unambiguous statement from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) too on the issue.
Both AASU and APCC have reacted to the March 21 announcement made by T Muivah, the general secretary of the Issac-Muivah (IM) faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) that the Framework Agreement has paved the way for a Greater Nagalim envisioned by it by integrating Naga-inhabited areas of Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh with Nagaland.
The All Assam Students� Union (AASU) said that though it is for an amicable solution to the vexed Naga tangle, it would not accept any solution to the problem at the cost of Assam.
The geo-political integrity of Assam should remain intact. Not a single inch of Assam�s land would be given away to arrive at a solution in this regard, it asserted.
It has demanded bold steps from the BJP-led State Government to safeguard the interest of Assam and said that it has sent letters to the Prime Minister and Chief Minister with all these assertions.
The APCC said in a statement that the announcement made by the NSCN(I-M) general secretary T Muivah on March 21, 2017 has made it obvious that the Naga inhabited areas of Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Golaghat, Karbi Anglong, Dima Hasao and Nagaon districts would become parts of the Greater Nagalim envisioned by this faction of the Naga rebel group. This is sure to harm the interest of Assam.
The Muivah statement came after the announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently at an election rally in Manipur that the Framework Agreement would not affect the geo-political integrity of any of the NE states. The NSCN(I-M) general secretary has exposed the lack of sincerity of the BJP and the governments it runs towards finding an amicable solution to the Naga tangle, alleged the APCC.