GUWAHATI, Sept 14 - The Government of India will give adequate weightage to the views and concerns of all the stakeholders while going for comprehensive solution of the Naga political problem, assured the Centre�s interlocutor for Naga talks, RV Ravi. He also said that Assam would not be affected in any way in solution of the Naga political problem.
Talking to The Assam Tribune, Ravi, who is also the chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), said that the Government is keen on finding a comprehensive solution to the problems and that is why the views of all the stakeholders would be given due consideration while implementing the framework agreement signed with the NSCN (I-M).
Ravi admitted that there were apprehensions in Manipur about the signing of the framework agreement with the NSCN (I-M) and communication gap was the main reason for such apprehensions. In the past also, there were disturbance in Manipur on the issue and to remove apprehensions from the minds of the people, he recently visited Manipur to hold talks with different sections of people. Even before the signing of the agreement with NSCN (I-M), Ravi had several rounds of talks with the Manipur Chief Minister.
Replying to a question on the outcome of his recent visit to Manipur, Ravi said that because of lack of �proper communication�, there were apprehensions in the minds of the people of the state about the agreement with the Naga rebel group. He said that during his two day visit, apart from political leadership, he had detailed talks with different civil society groups including organizations representing people of Manipur valley, hills, elders of the society and even representatives of Kuki people on the framework agreement. �Efforts were made to remove apprehensions from the minds of the people. The people had lots of questions in their minds and all possible efforts were made to address their concerns,� he added.