IMPHAL | Jun 11: State chief minister, N Biren stated that he would be urging the central government for initiating negotiation and peace talks with the state militant groups currently sheltering in Myanmar.
He was responding to posers by media persons on the sidelines of inaugural function of the conference on “Connecting India’s North-East with North-West Region of Myanmar: Roadmap for all-round Prosperity” held today at Classic Grande, Chingmeirong.
Speaking to media, Biren stated that the ongoing crackdown on the militant groups by Myanmarese army is also a major concern of the state government as there have been widespread bloodsheds among the Myanmarese army and the militants.
“In this regard, I have already requested the central government to bring out a political solution with the militants through dialogue”, asserted the chief minister and added that he would again be urging the central government for the same and especially for the state militants.
Earlier, the Indian government accused the Myanmar government of harbouring the militants. As a fallout, the Myanmarese army carry out massive crackdown on the camps of the militant groups of Manipur. The crackdown to flush out the militants from their country frequented recently and there have been bloodsheds.
The Nagaland based proscribed outfit NSCN-K, which also suffered the crackdown, even charged the Myanmar government of violating the ceasefire agreement signed between the two in this regard.
Concerning the probable midterm cabinet reshuffle, chief minister Biren, indicated that the reshuffle is not likely to happen this month.