Govt extends ceasefire agreement with two Naga insurgent groups

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India and Naga insurgent groups have again agreed on extending the ceasefire.

A ceasefire is in operation between Government of India, National Socialist Council of Nagaland – Neopao Konyak/Kitovi (NSCN/NK) and National Socialist Council of Nagaland – Reformation (NSCN/R). It was decided to extend the Suspension of Operation with NSCN/NK and NSCN/R for a further period of one year with effect from 28th April, 2018, i.e till 27th April, 2019.

This was signed on 19th April, 2018 by Satyendra Garg, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs on behalf of Government of India. Jack Jimomi, Supervisor, GPRN/NSCN on behalf of NSCN/NK and Viniho Kiho Swu, Co-Supervisor and Toshi Longkumer, Member on behalf of NSCN/R. The information was made public yesterday.

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In April last year, the government had begun the ceasefire with these two Naga groups.