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HNLC emissary says govt insincere toward HNLC peace process

By Staff
Google Oneindia News

Shillong, Jul 28 (UNI)Emissary of the proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) militant outfit Rev PBM Basaiawmoit has accused the Meghalaya government of not being sincere in its offer to bring leaders of the Khasi militant outfit to the negotiating table.

''The leaders of the HNLC, including 'general secretary' Cherishterfield Thangkhiew and 'Commander-in-Chief' Bobby Marwein have agreed in letter and spirit to accept the Indian government's offer,'' Rev Basaiawmoit told reporters here.

However, Julius K Dorphang, the Chairman of the outfit, who came overground, had said that Thangkhiew and Marwein were the 'stumbling blocks' of the proposed peace process with the government.

Accusing the government of showing no interest to bring the HNLC to the negotiating table, Rev Basaiawmoit claimed that 'lack' of seriousness on the part of the state government to proceed with the peace talks had compelled the HNLC general secretary and its 'commander-in-chief' to reconsider their earlier decision to sit for talks.

''The state government's delay in initiating talks may be a ploy to weaken the HNLC and further create a division in it,'' the HNLC emissary said, On Dorphang's return to the national mainstream, Rev Basaiawmoit said it was too early to say that insurgency was a closed chapter in Khasi and Jaintia Hills after Dorphang's return to the mainstream.


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