JOURNAL OF DEFENCE STUDIES

The Quest for Nagalim: Fault Lines and Challenges

Pradeep Singh Chhonkar is Research Fellow at Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis, New Delhi. Click here for detail profile.
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  • April-June 2018
    Volume: 
    12
    Issue: 
    2
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    The Naga quest for independence is one of the longest-running struggles in the Indian subcontinent. Despite numerous attempts made in the past towards resolving the conflict, it continues to remain elusive on account of various fault lines. The signing of a ‘Framework Agreement’ between the National Socialist Council of Nagalim–Issak and Muivah (NSCN-IM) and the Government of India in August 2015 was one such attempt. However, the views of various stakeholders remain fragmented as the details of the agreement have not been disclosed in the public domain. Existent challenges and changing aspirations of the Naga populace necessitate a different approach towards resolving the Naga conflict.

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