Kohima, June 11 A 'Parliamentary Committee' on the Naga political issue, comprising all the 60 members of the Nagaland Assembly and the two Members of Parliament from the state, was constituted to facilitate the ongoing peace talks between the Central government and various Naga outfits, a top official said on Friday.
Nagaland Home Commissioner Abhijit Sinha said that the Parliamentary Committee was constituted with Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio as the Convenor and Deputy Chief Minister Y. Patton and opposition leader T.R. Zeliang as Co-Convenors.
"The Parliamentary Committee shall discuss matters relating to the Naga political issue and play the role of facilitator in the ongoing peace talks between the Government of India and the Naga political groups," Sinha told over phone quoting the notification of the Home Department's Political Branch.
The notification, which was issued by Chief Secretary J. Alam, said that Parliamentary Affairs Minister Neiba Kronu would be the member Secretary of the committee, which includes four members from the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
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