Ceasefire With NSCN Extended For A Year

A file photo of NSCN-K cadres
A file photo of NSCN-K cadres. Photo courtesy: Indian Express

Kohima, April 16, 2019

A Ceasefire is in operation between Government of India and 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 April 28th, 2019 i.e., till April 27th, 2020.  This was signed on April 15th, 2019 by Satyendra Garg, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs on behalf of Government of India and Jack Jimomi, Supervisor, GPRN/NSCN on behalf of NSCN/NK and by Amento Chishi, Supervisor and Toshi Longkumer, Secretary on behalf of NSCN/R.

National Socialist Council of Nagaland/K-Khango has also re-entered into a fresh Ceasefire Agreement with the Government of India with effect from April 15th, 2019 for a period of one year.  The new Ceasefire Agreement and revised Ceasefire Ground Rules were signed by Satyendra Garg, JS, MHA on behalf of Government of India and Newell Naga, Supervisor and Michael Yeptho, Member on behalf of NSCN/K-Khango. This was stated in a PIB press release.