10 POINT MODALITIES
The Constitution of NPCC is a machinery wherein rules are made for it to function in accordance. In addition to the inherent properties of social, secular and liberal democratic principles, it has provisions that safeguard the identity, freedom of religion, culture, customs and social practices of Nagaland. On 12th Oct 1978 Madam Indira Gandhi the President of All India Congress Committee(I) in the presence of A R Antulay Gen. Secy. AICC(I) gave consent to the 10-Point Modalities that granted NPCC to have its own Constitution.
Nagaland Pradesh Congress (1) Party shall be National in outlook but Regional in content.
The NPCC(I) shall be supreme in all matters concerning the affairs of the State of Nagaland and it shall have its own Constitution.
The NPCC(I) to be represented in the AICC Working Committee and in the Party Headquarters at Delhi.
The basic socio-economic program of the State shall be to preserve the Naga identity and to develop the Naga way of life.
It shall endeavour to solve the Naga Political Problem through peaceful and Constitutional means.
To uphold the Art.371(A) of the Constitution to protect and preserve the Naga traditions, culture, customary laws/usages, social and religious practices, land and its resources.
To implement the unimplemented points of the 16-Point Agreement of 1960 between GOI and the Naga People’s Convention.
To give adequate representation in the Indian Parliament.
To create Legislative Council for Nagaland.
To recognize regional language of Nagaland i.e the English Language and to insert it in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.