FNR initiates Naga apex church and Naga bodies meet; to fully support NNPGs and NSCN


Dimapur: The apex Church representing “churches in Naga areas” as much as the Naga apex bodies representing “all Naga cultural groups” met today in Dimapur under the initiative of Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR). 
According to a statement, lessons from the immediate Naga context of being “managed” by hands from within and without has taught each other’s strength and discovered ways to correct superfluity.

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“Today, we are discovering the moral center of the Naga people and fellow humanity. We are finding a communal and spiritual ecology to remake our world to generate change. In today’s global politics, all stakeholders must avoid unsolved conflict to overload political systems, in context, multiplying economic demands, empowering new births, and situational politics of short fixes with sudden shifts have never been productive. All powers be it, are tested and their “legitimacy” and ‘power’ is in question,” the statement also said.

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Hence, in today’s “momentous assembly of Naga bodies we have dedicated and acted to congratulate the NNPGs and the NSCN” on their historical commitment to form the “Council of Naga Relationships and Cooperation” led by the Convener of NNPGs and the Chairman of NSCN, and declaring their “unconditional commitment to collaborate on the basis of our respective agreement with immediate effect for the resolution of the Naga historical and political rights with the Government of India.”

By the same token, the participants of today’s meeting “remain fully in support of the NNPGs and the NSCN determination and empower them to find realistic ways to move forward in an honorable manner without any interference from internal and external forces.”

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The participants of today’s meeting also resolved to call upon the Naga people to find deep connection with one another and to form a collective speech and function as a whole in strengthening the commitment “to explore, at the earliest, realistic ways to move forward on the basis of Naga historical and political right,” as marked in “Nagas are Moving Ahead,” dated January 14, 2023. “Hence, on this note, we will work with immediate effect and urge all individuals and organizations to avoid making statements that create further confusion and division,” the statement added.

The participants of today’s meeting also “enthusiastically in contrite spirit called upon all believers in Christ to support prayer programs organized by churches and prayer centers for peace and harmony and triumph over the evils of hate, violence and malicious agenda.” They also urged all the “followers of Christ in faith” to wage the test of antagonism and intercede to God for truth and righteousness to prevail.

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The statement then said that the history of the Naga political movement “demonstrates” that all life is a convergence—in hunger for inter-relationship as well as for purpose and meaning to our destiny. “Today our past is offering us the gift to change. To this we have resolved to work with immediate effect,” the statement added.
Representatives of Naga Hoho, Naga People’s Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR), Naga Mothers’ Association (NMA), TPO, Assembly of God, CNTC, FNBA, NGBF, Naga Shisha Hoho, GNF and NTC.


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