Centre-NSCN (R) Ceasefire Extends Till 2018
Source: | Thursday, April 20, 2017
Union Home Ministry has extended the ceasefire with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Reformation (NSCN-R) till April 27, 2018. The decision was taken during a recent meeting between Home Ministry officials and the Ceasefire Supervisory Board of the NSCN-R in New Delhi .
“Government and the NSCN-R have mutually decided to extend the ceasefire agreement with effect from April 28, 2017 for one year,” informed an official statement, adding, “This attempt is to bring about lasting peace in Nagaland with the involvement of Naga people.”
The Home Ministry team was headed by Satyendra Garg, Joint Secretary (Northeast), while the NSCN-R was led by Imlongnuski Chang, supervisor of the Ceasefire Supervisory Board.
It is to be mentioned here that, NSCN-R is among several other armed groups of Nagaland such as NSCN-Isak Muivah, NSCN-Khaplang, NSCN-Unification and Naga National Council.
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