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Govt signs ceasefire pact with NSCN (Khole-Kitovi)

The Centre Friday signed a ceasefire agreement with Khole-Kitovi faction of the NSCN for a year beginning tomorrow.

Updated: Apr 27, 2012, 20:03 PM IST

New Delhi: The Centre Friday signed a ceasefire agreement with Khole-Kitovi faction of the NSCN for a year beginning tomorrow.

The pact was signed by the representatives of the Naga insurgent groups, the Nagaland government and the Union Home Ministry, official sources said.

Khole-Kitovi faction of the NSCN has a strength of around 500 cadres and is dominant in a few districts of Nagaland.

The government is already having a ceasefire agreement with NSCN-IM and negotiating with the group for reaching an acceptable and honourable solution to bring a lasting solution to the six-decades-old Naga insurgency problem.

PTI