Imphal: Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Friday said that the content of the peace pact signed between the Center, Manipur government and the separatist insurgent group United National Liberation Front is confidential as of now and it will be reveal when the right time comes.
After the historic signing of peace pact with UNLF, the oldest valley-based outfit in Manipur on November 29 at New Delhi, the chief minister was accorded a warm welcome upon his touch down at Bir Tikendrajit International airport Imphal from the national capital.
CM Biren Singh was welcomed by his cabinet ministers, MLAs, party leaders and supporters during his arrival.
“The content of the agreement signed with the UNLF group is confidential and I cannot expose it right now, time will tell everything,” said N Biren Singh.
The historic peace pact with UNLF also marks the end of a six-decade long armed separatist movement by the group in Manipur and agreeing to honour the Constitution of India and laws of the land.
Expressing gratitude to the central leaderships and members of UNLF for denouncing violence and to join mainstream, N Biren Singh said “I would like to congratulate and appreciate Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his initiative to bring peace and normalcy in the state of Manipur particularly and the entire northeast region. And I also thanked Union Home Minister Amit Shah for his relentless effort to bring peace in Manipur. Under his initiative, peace agreement was signed.”
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I would also like to thank the cadres and members of the UNLF for coming out for the peace agreement, he added.
Meanwhile, a reception ceremony for the successful signing of peace pact with UNLF was also held at BJP state head office at Keishampat in Imphal West. The function was attended by MP Leishemba Sanajaoba, BJP state chief Sarda Devi, ministers, MLAs, party leaders and members.