Union Home Minister Amit Shah had authorized the State machinery to join the Naga peace talks with all the stakeholders, while the Assam CM meets NSCN-IM leader Thuingaleng Muivah to discuss the Naga issues.
On Tuesday (21 September), CM Sarma met National Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) General Secretary Thuingaleng Muivah in Nagaland’s Dimapur to ensure long-lasting peace.
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio was with the Assam Chief Minister during the closed-door meeting with the senior Naga extremist leader.
CM Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, ” Adarniya PM Sri @narendramodi and Adarniya HM Sri @AmitShah are committed to ensuring ever-lasting peace in the North East. At Dimapur today, we held a discussion with NSCN (IM) representatives in the presence of Nagaland HCM Sri @Neiphiu_Rio about the ongoing peace talks with GoI”.
A senior leader said that today’s discussion over the ongoing peace talks between the Government and NSCN-IM leader Thuingaleng Muivah lasted an hour.
In another tweet, Assam Chief Minister elaborated “We are all keen that the ongoing Peace Talks fructify into concrete results soon. I also discussed the political scenario in Nagaland with HCM as well the upcoming Nagaland Assembly elections, and @NEDAIndia role in it.”
Monday began the fresh round of peace talks between the center and NSCN-IM was held in Nagaland’s Dimapur with the former special director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) AK Mishra meeting the rebel outfit’s General Secretary Thuingaleng Muivah.