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Govt signs ceasefire agreement with three Naga insurgent groups for 1 year

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Centre on Monday extended the agreement by one year with two insurgent groups in Nagaland, while a fresh pact for suspension of operations was signed with another outfit, the said.

A is in operation between the and the National Socialist Council of (Neopao Konyak/Kitovi) and (NSCN/R).

It was decided to extend the suspension of operation agreement with and NSCN/R for a further period of one year with effect from April 28 this year till April 27, 2020, a statement said.

This was signed of the central government by Satyendra Garg, Joint Secretary, in the Home Ministry, and Jack Jimomi, Supervisor, GPRN/NSCN, of and by Amento Chishi, Supervisor, and Toshi Longkumer, Secretary, of NSCN/R.

Meanwhile, the National Socialist Council of Nagaland/K-Khango has also entered into a fresh agreement with the from Monday for a period of one year, the statement said.

The new ceasefire agreement and revised ceasefire ground rules were signed by and Newell Naga, and Michael Yeptho, member, on behalf of NSCN/K-Khango.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 18:05 IST