Centre extends suspension of operation agreement with Meghalaya's ANVC

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New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): Union Government on Wednesday extended the Suspension of Operations (SoO) agreement with the Achik National Volunteers' Council (ANVC) in Meghalaya for a period of three months.

The extension will come into force from July 1.

The SoO agreement was to expire on June 30.

On July 24, 2004, the Union Government suspended operations against the ANVC paving way for tripartite talks.

Since then the SoO agreement was extended time to time.

At present Government's interlocutor P.C. Halder is holding dialogues with the ANVC.

Union Home Ministry said the SoO was extended as dialogues with the ANVC are progressing in a right direction.

The ANVC is demanding for creation of Garo Autonomous Council within Meghalaya. (ANI)

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