Government of India signs ceasefire pact with Naga groups

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naga rebels (representative photo)New Delhi: Government of India has signed a ceasefire agreement with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Reformation) [NSCN/R].

The agreement was signed by Shambhu Singh, Joint Secretary, MHA and Wangtin Konyak and P.Tikhak, co-convenors on behalf of NSCN/R. The Ceasefire and the mutually agreed Cease Fire Ground Rules will apply for a period of one year with effect from April 28, 2915.
The Government of India has also extended the ceasefire with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khole-Kitovi) [NSCN/KK] for a further period of one year from April 28, 2015. The agreement for this was signed again by Shambhu Singh on behalf of Government of India and Jack Jimomi, Supervisor, GPRN/NSCN on behalf of NSCN/KK.

The Government of India has decided not to engage with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) [NSCN/K] any longer and therefore the earlier Ceasefire agreement with NSCN/K is no longer valid.

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