New Delhi [India], Jan 11 (ANI): Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here and presented him with the suggestions for a solution to the seven-decade-old Naga issue.Also Read - Breaking News LIVE: Myanmar's Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison

On the other hand, Home Minister Singh told Zeliang that the negotiations of various Naga groups with the interlocutor will continue. Also Read - Nagaland Tense After 13 Civilians Killed In Firing Incident In Mon District, Internet Services Snapped

The home minister also told the Nagaland Chief Minister that announcing the dates for assembly elections is the prerogative of the Election Commission and the elections have to be held on schedule. Any reports to the contrary are incorrect. Also Read - A Case of Mistaken Identity: 13 Civilians Killed In Firing Incident In Nagaland's Mon; CM Appeals For Peace

Zeliang statement came a day after the Naga Hoho, an apex Naga tribal body, sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s help in postponing the Assembly polls, saying that the Naga insurgency problem should be resolved first.

The insurgency had begun in Nagaland soon after the country’s independence.

The Centre and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah) (NSCN-IM) had signed a framework agreement in 2015 following peace talks that started in 1997. (ANI)

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