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IM rebukes Delhi on 'tax instructions'
Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, June 26 2013: Reacting sharply to the news report on the Centre asking Kohima to stop IM from levying taxes which was carried in various newspapers today, the GPRN/NSCN questioned JPN Singh, Director (NE), MHA whether he has the official sanction of the GoI for issuing unwarranted and misinformed diktats while also questioning whether he is above all the commitments given to the NSCN and the Naga people by the GoI.

"And if so then why the NSCN should not question the integrity of the GoI ? And in the event of any unwanted situation that may emerge from the statement and diktats of JPN Singh, Director, MHA the GoI will be held responsible," a statement issued by MIP/GPRN said aggressively.

Taking a serious note of the report, the MIP/GPRN statement categorically asked JPN Singh on what basis the current political talks was started between the GoI and the NSCN, who officially initiated the steps towards this political dialogue, and what is the commitment of the GoI.

"Is it then, the time now for the GoI to allow JPN Singh to sabotage the talks by his immature statements and justification of the traitors," it asked.

"Does the GoI intend to destroy all the efforts and steps already taken by allowing Mr JPN Singh to issue immature directives or should we blame his lack of wisdom and insight?," it asked.

Asserting that the NSCN is committed to a lasting solution, the statement strongly questioned the clear intention of the GoI.

The NSCN further questioned the GoI as to who is this Director of the MHA, JPN Singh and who has authorized a mere Director in the MHA (NE) to give unwarranted statements on the Indo-Naga political peace talks that is being conducted at the highest, Prime Minister level.

It asked JPN Singh if he had known the words of General Shanker Roy Chaudhury, the former Chief of the Indian Army admitting that military way solution to the Naga issue is not possible and ex-PM Narashimha Rao words who told the NSCN Collective Leadership in Paris, that, "I believe in political solution.

We must solve the problem through political talks" .

It also asked if he knows the statement of Narashimha Rao when he said the GoI will talk only with the NSCN as the people are with the organization, the issue is with them, and they have proved themselves.

Narashimha Rao also had stated that all the other factions are in the hands of the GoI and the GoI will talk only with the NSCN as some sort of a solution is expected with the NSCN only.

Asking if the Director knows that the more than 15 years of Indo-Naga talks between the GoI and the NSCN started with the mutually agreed conditions at the highest level, without precondition and outside India in a third country, the statement also asked whether the director is aware of the GoI and the NSCN agreement that any official statements from the GoI related to the peace talks shall only be from the Prime Minister, Union Home Minister and the GoI interlocutor of the peace talks.

"Does he know that the GoI recognized the "Unique history and situation of the Nagas" on July 11, 2002 that paved the way for a more realistic political dialogue between the GoI and the NSCN," the statement questioned.

What and who, JPN Singh is trying to patronise by blaming and accusing the NSCN of levying tax that had supposedly led to the rise in price of commodities, it wanted to know.

"Does he know that the factions he is nursing and supporting are responsible for all the illegal tax imposed on the general public? Is he also trying to camouflage the corrupt state institutions that are responsible for over taxing the general public in the name of India's financial systems or procedures and creating a smokescreen calling it "NSCN tax"?, it categorically asked.

The statement further questioned whether JPN Singh is scheming clandestinely to cover up the factions he is dearly parenting practices of rampant illegal taxation and organized syndicates in the form of Unions etc which had already awakened the general public lest it be exposed.

"Does he think we are innocent fools blind to the state's larger conspiracy to undermine the Naga people, the NSCN and the indo-Naga political dialogue?" .

"Does he know anything about the Naga people, their history and situation? Does he in truth care about the suffering of the Naga people for more than 50 years through the GoI military repression and oppression? Does he know that it was the calculated policy of the GoI and its system that has greatly devastated the social and economic fabric of the Nagas? .

"Is Director JPN Singh claiming to be the champion of the Naga people with his patronizing and condescending diktat? Is the GoI attempting to be some kind of a "Good Samaritan" by utilizing the service of an advisor like JPN Singh who shouts without rational senses?" .


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