SHILLONG, Aug 16 � A prominent women�s group in Meghalaya today asked the government to accept an offer of talks of a militant organisation, which is fighting for a sovereign homeland in the State.
The Civil Society Women�s Organisation urged the State government to accept the Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council�s offer for talks.
�The State government should take the opportunity to initiate talks between the Central government and the HNLC. There is a chance for talks across the table with the HNLC, who have made their offer clear,� CSWO chairperson Agnes Kharshiing said.
HNLC general secretary Cheristerfield Thangkhiew, who is hiding in Bangladesh for over two decades, recently said his outfit is ready to come to the negotiating table. � IANS