Guwahati, June 8, 2017: The Hmar Peoples’ Convention (Democratic) Assam Region and the Government of Assam today extended the Suspension of Operation (SoO) for another 6 months.
Officials and representatives from the two sides met the previous day in Guwahati and had serious talks regarding on SoO issue. Pu Elvis L B Hmar, Pu Ch Varte and Pu David L Hmar represented the HPC(D) and Assam government was represented by Principal Secretary (Home, Govt. of Assam) Pi LS Changsan, IGP (SB) and SP (SOU).
“Both the parties believed in finding a peaceful solution of the present political demand of the HPC(D),” the HPC(D) representatives said.
The ceasefire will last till October 31, 2017. The militants had signed the SoO in 2012 and several rounds of talks have been held since then.
Report filed by El Fimate