India, Oct. 31 -- The National Socialist Council of Nagaland - Isak Muivah (NSCN-IM) on Friday stated that its demand for a separate Naga flag and constitution (Yehzabo) should be part of the ongoing talks to find a permanent solution to the Naga political issue.

The organisation's statement comes close on the heels of reports that the Centre was engaged in deliberations over the two key demands of the NSCN-IM, which was stalling the negotiations.

"There is no scope provided to have separate talk on Naga flag and constitution. By having separate talk on flag and constitution, GoI is sending a wrong signal that is not in sync with the Framework Agreement," NSCN-IM said in a statement.

Pointing out that the framework agreement, signed be...