The writer is assistant professor in political science at Churachandpur College, Lamka, Manipur.
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Demarcating “Naga areas” from the rest will itself be a challenge because there are overlapping claims on territories. Manipur will take the form of three ethnic conclaves cohabiting out of necessity.
On August 17, the interlocutor for the talks, and now governor of Nagaland, R N Ravi disclosed that the prime minister has asked him to conclude the talks in three months.
Elections are decided by multiple factors and ideology is only one among them. Yet, if the BJP fails to address ideological issues, it will always feel like a stranger in the Northeast.