SILCHAR, Nov 15 - Drawing the attention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Government�s bid to conclude the Naga peace talks, Nikhil Bishnupriya Manipuri Mahasabha, an apex body of the Bishnupriya community across the country and abroad has expressed concern of possible land alteration of Assam and Manipur.
In a memorandum to the Prime Minister sent through the Cachar Deputy Commissioner on Thursday, Uday Sinha, secretary general of the Mahasabha�s central committee said, � we anticipate while arriving at a settlement with NSCN(IM) regarding the boundary of proposed Nagalim or Greater Nagaland, as the case may be, the existing boundaries of Assam and Manipur are likely to be affected causing mass resentment.�
Further, Sinha said that they sincerely wish to witness a permanent solution of the issue, but the steps should not prove to be detrimental to the population of both the states.
�We genuinely wish that the concerned problem of Nagaland should be solved and peace should be restored therein. But the process must not be done at the cost of altering territories of both the states which will affect the language, religion and culture of the people living there since long. We urge upon the Prime Minister to consider our fervent prayer and look into the matter,� Sinha maintained.
The Mahasabha submitted copies of the prayer to Union Home Minister and Chief Ministers of Assam and Manipur as well, Sinha informed.