Centre, Nagaland rebels agree to extend ceasefire till April 2017

Kohima: The Government of India and National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN), under the leadership of N Kitovi Zhimomi and MB Neokpao Konyak have mutually agreed to extend the Ceasefire Agreement by another year with effect from 28 April.

File photo of Nagaland Police. AFP

File photo of Nagaland Police. AFP

The agreement, extended till 27 April 2017, aims to bring lasting peace in the state of Nagaland with the involvement of Naga people, stated an agreement signed between the Centre and GPRN/NSCN.

While the Centre was represented by Satyendra Garg, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Home Affairs, North East Division, GPRN/NSCN was represented by Jack Zhimomi and Chenyum Konyak in New Delhi on Monday.

The signatories also agreed that the ceasefire will adhere to Ceasefire Ground Rules (CFGR) as mutually decided and signed by the two sides. The CFGR will subject to mutual review and amendment with the involvement of both the parties.

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Updated Date: Apr 19, 2016 16:59:00 IST

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