Kohima, Dec 12: The three-member committee of the ministry of domestic affairs (MHA) constituted by the Centre to study the demand of the Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO) for a separate ‘Frontier Nagaland’ state will arrive in eastern Nagaland on December 16.
The committee headed by the adviser, northeast, MHA, AK Mishra could be in eastern Nagaland till December 18.
Other participants of the committee are Dr. Mandeep Singh, joint director of, the Intelligence Bureau, and AK Dhayani, director of the Northeast division, MHA.
The committee is scheduled to maintain a sequence of parleys with the ENPO and its speak crew, signatories of the memorandum submitted to the Centre, nation authorities officials, seven tribal bodies, Eastern Nagaland Women’s Organisation, Eastern Nagaland Students Federation, village chiefs, and senior citizens, a launch stated on Monday.
The committee is likewise scheduled to go to the International Trade Centre, Dan, Pangsha, withinside the Noklak district of Eastern Nagaland bordering Myanmar on December 18.
The ENPO has called an urgent meeting of the central executive committee on December 19 after the central committee’s visit.
An 11-member task team of the ENPO, along with Rajya Sabha member Phangnon Konyak, who is from eastern Nagaland, met Union home minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on December 6 to discuss the statehood demand.
During the meeting, the ENPO said, Shah, assured to constitute a three-member committee to study the demand.
Shah additionally highlighted “a clear roadmap for an amicable, legislative and sustainable answer for jap Nagaland, so that you can encompass session with the humans of jap Nagaland and Nagaland authorities”, it stated.
The Union domestic minister is additionally confident to go to jap Nagaland in my opinion with the aid of using January 2023.
The ENPO abstained from taking part in the just concluded Hornbill Festival in Kohima.