A Pen-Pusher’s Pact

“Do those opposed to the ceasefire (with the NSCN(IM)) feel that violence is a better means to a solution?”
— NSCN(IM) leader Th. Muivah

Two weeks after Manipur’s capital, Imphal, went up in flames over the issue of extending the territorial limits of the ceasefire with the Issac-Muivah (IM) faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagalin (nscn) beyond Nagaland, questions are being raised about whether the organisation’s terms should have been accepted in toto in such a hasty manner.