Sonia condoles death of Naga rebel Isak Chisi Swu

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New Delhi, June 28: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday condoled the death of Isak Chisi Swu, Chairman of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim--Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM), who died at a hospital here after months of battling a kidney ailment.

In her condolence message, she hoped that his legacy will evolve into that of lasting peace and reconciliation in Nagaland.

Sonia condoles death of Naga rebel

Swu, formerly member of Naga National Council (NNC) and later the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN), was born in 1929 in Chishilimi Naga village in the Zunheboto district of Nagaland.

His death comes at a time when the NSCN(IM) and the Indian government are still negotiating for the implementation of the Naga Peace Accord.

IANS

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