ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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What Is Unique about Naga History?

The 3 August meeting between Naga leaders and Government of India representatives is a step towards seeking a solution to the Naga issue. Those who are sceptical about the Framework Agreement that has been signed have obvious questions on their minds. Who are the groups of people and classes that find comfort in the idea of a unique Naga history and culture? What is so threatening about the idea of shared sovereignty? Will poor Nagas and their neighbours be able to raise the issue of an equitable redistribution of resources? Perhaps the answers to such questions will dislodge the rhetoric of a unique history and culture and push us towards demanding a just future and a concrete political deal.

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