Ready for talks if insurgents give up violence, says Rajnath
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the Centre was ready for talks with insurgent groups in the Northeast if they shun violence.
“We are ready for talks with anyone who gives up violence. I appeal to everyone to shun violence,” he said.
The Home Minister was replying to a question on whether the Central government was ready for peace negotiations with militants groups in the Northeast.
There are two militant groups in Meghalaya – HNLC and ANVC – both active in Khasi hills and Garo hills regions, respectively.
The Central government is in talks with a number of insurgent groups, including NSCN-IM, ULFA(pro-talks) besides others.