New Delhi: The Central government on Wednesday informed the Ministry of Home Affairs that the ceasefire agreements with three Naga insurgent groups had been extended for another year.
The Ministry of External Affairs stated in a news statement that the Government of India and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-NK (NSCN-NK), National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Reformation (NSCN/R), and National Socialist Council of Nagaland K-Khango had signed Ceasefire Agreements (NSCN K-Khango).
"With effect from April 28, 2022, to April 27, 2023, with NSCN-NK and NSCN-R, and from April 18, 2022, to April 17, 2023, with NSCN K-Khango, the Ceasefire Agreements have been extended for another year. On April 19, 2022, these agreements were signed "according to the statement
On September 8, the Centre signed a one-year ceasefire agreement with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (K) Niki Group, claiming that the initiative is fulfilling Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of a "insurgency-free and prosperous North East" and is a significant boost to the Naga peace process, which is overseen by Union Minister of Home Affairs and Minister of Cooperation Amit Shah.