DIMAPUR, April 17 - The ceasefire between the GPRN/NSCN, also known as NSCN (Neokpa-Kitovi), and the Centre was extended for another six months on Thursday. In a release, the ministry of information and publicity of the outfit said the yearly ceasefire agreement between the GPRN/NSCN and the Government of India, which was due to expire on April 27, has been extended for six more months.
The release said both the Centre and the GPRN/NSCN were constantly deliberating for lasting peace in the land of the Nagas with the involvement of Naga people. However, it said that normal proceedings in the deliberations were �unfortunately hampered� due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
It said the ceasefire was mutually extended for six months with effect from April 28 to October 27 subject to adherence to ceasefire ground rules in the spirit of seriousness to maintain peace in the State, and to modalities of resolving issues.