Peren, 18 December (MTNews): The All Zeliangrong Students Union (AZSU) from Assam, Manipur, and Nagaland, during its 2nd Union Assembly (DIMKI) held on 16 December at the Women Welfare Conference Hall in Jalukie Town, Peren, resolved to extend its fullest cooperation to the ongoing political negotiations between the Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) and the Government of India. A statement from the Information & Publicity Wing AZSU-AMN indicated that “The ZUF and Gol had signed the Cessation of Operation on 27 December 2022 to begin the official dialogue to fulfill the demand of Zeliangrong Homeland.”
The AZSU-AMN appealed to the Government of India to expedite the talks and address the issue within a pragmatic time frame. Simultaneously, the Assembly reiterated its support for the ongoing political discussions between the Government of India and the Naga Political Groups (NPGs), which have been engaged in negotiations for more than two decades. The union resolved to extend continuous support for a peaceful settlement and appealed to Gol and the collective leadership to address the prolonged Naga political issue as early as possible.
During the union assembly, representatives from all federating units of AZSU, along with many senior leaders, were in attendance. The meeting commenced with a one-minute silent prayer to pay respects to the departed leaders, Late Herahungbe (Abu) Pame and Late K Parick, the former General Secretary and Public Relation Secretary of AZSU-AMN.
Several vacant posts within the union for the tenure 2022-2025 were filled during the assembly. Henry Chawang was appointed as Tribunal General, and Haingeulunghe Newme and Gugu Haralu were appointed as tribunal members of AZSU. Additionally, Dinraibou from Tamah village was appointed as Information & Publicity Secretary, and Sonia Riame from Assam took on the role of Women Secretary. Discussions during the assembly covered topics such as the Diamond Jubilee of AZSU, Constitution Amendments, and the ongoing political negotiations between ZUF, Gol, and Naga Political Groups.