The 16-point agreement signed in 1960 between the Naga People`s Convention (NPC) and the Indian government resulted in the creation of Nagaland State in 1963. Imkongliba was the first president of the NPC and, in 1963, president of the transitional government. As the only living signatory to the agreement, Jamir said that the NPC has always strived to create a favourable political environment in the region in order to clearly and unambiguously underline the basis of the Nagas` legitimate demands and protracted political aspirations before the Indian government. The solemn and unanimous resolution of the NPC is to save the hopes and aspirations of the Naga people, he said, adding that the agreement had been conceived and drawn up with great caution and prudence taking into account all the societal and societal realities that prevail to serve as the basis for an honourable resolution on the Naga issue. . . . In this paper, Jamir said that the younger generation, especially the young political leaders of the state, should clearly understand how and why the NPC appeared in Naga`s political scenario, so that a real perspective could emerge with regard to its ideas, ethos, activities and objectives. .
. . The entire population must expect an acute famine and people have starved to death, he recalled. . Nagaland`s former chief minister, S C Jamir, lamented on Sunday that the 16-point agreement had been decried over the years by special interests, including those enjoying the fruits of the state. DH Toon (c) Rahul digs above GDP for fashions, Covid-19 . . Jamir said the greatest need of the hour was to recognize the current realities and keep them in harmony with them.
. In their erroneous and often comforting belief in complete knowledge and de facto awareness, people were dangerously inclined to apply distorted logic, analyze semi-cooked information, and draw erroneous conclusions on issues that required detailed and careful understanding and scrutiny, he said. In his speech, Governor RN Ravi said today that many of us could only try to imagine the exceptional circumstances in which people walked together, kept a cool head and made all the decisions that were best placed for those caught in crossfire. . . . Prime Minister Neiphiu Rio and Imkonglibas` son Tali Longkumer also spoke. He recalled that the 16-point agreement was drawn up after careful and complete reflection by representatives of the 16 Nagaland tribes and was an important milestone in the Nagas` plaid political history.