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Film festival on Tagore

By The Assam Tribune

AGARTALA, July 15 (PTI): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar would inaugurate a three-day film festival tomorrow on the 150th birth anniversary of poet Rabindranath Tagore.

Official sources said today Madhabi Mukherjee, the Charulata of Satyajit Ray�s cult period film based on Tagore�s Nastaneer, would be the chief guest at the inaugural function. Information and Cultural Affairs Minister Anil Sarkar would preside over the function.

Three documentaries on Tagore and six films based on his novels including Charulata, would be screened.

Next round of Naga peace talks in Delhi soon

Kohima, July 15 (PTI): NSCN(I-M) general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah today left for New Delhi to hold the next round of peace talks with Centre�s representatives towards finding a negotiated settlement to the protracted Naga political conflict.

Accompanied by senior functionaries of the outfit Muivah left for New Delhi this afternoon to hold peace parleys responding to the invitation by Centre�s interlocutor RS Pandey during the last round of talks.

However, before leaving Muivah told newsmen at Dimapur airport that no dates had been fixed so far but hoped peace dialogue would commence soon between the NSCN(I-M) leaders and the Centre�s representatives.

Muivah, who wrapped up his nearly one and half month-long peace mission with the last public meeting at Jalukie under Peren district yesterday, described his journey has �successful� since he received overwhelming responses from the Naga people wherever he went.

Undertaking the peace mission that began in first week of June, the Naga leader visited all the districts of Nagaland except Mon and called for re-conciliation and understanding among the Nagas basing on the principle of �forget and forgive� to have a unified voice to be presented before the Government of India.

He said his duration of staying in Delhi and progress of peace talks depends on the Government of India but he would come back to Nagaland to continue the process of consultations and discussions with the people.

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Film festival on Tagore

AGARTALA, July 15 (PTI): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar would inaugurate a three-day film festival tomorrow on the 150th birth anniversary of poet Rabindranath Tagore.

Official sources said today Madhabi Mukherjee, the Charulata of Satyajit Ray�s cult period film based on Tagore�s Nastaneer, would be the chief guest at the inaugural function. Information and Cultural Affairs Minister Anil Sarkar would preside over the function.

Three documentaries on Tagore and six films based on his novels including Charulata, would be screened.

Next round of Naga peace talks in Delhi soon

Kohima, July 15 (PTI): NSCN(I-M) general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah today left for New Delhi to hold the next round of peace talks with Centre�s representatives towards finding a negotiated settlement to the protracted Naga political conflict.

Accompanied by senior functionaries of the outfit Muivah left for New Delhi this afternoon to hold peace parleys responding to the invitation by Centre�s interlocutor RS Pandey during the last round of talks.

However, before leaving Muivah told newsmen at Dimapur airport that no dates had been fixed so far but hoped peace dialogue would commence soon between the NSCN(I-M) leaders and the Centre�s representatives.

Muivah, who wrapped up his nearly one and half month-long peace mission with the last public meeting at Jalukie under Peren district yesterday, described his journey has �successful� since he received overwhelming responses from the Naga people wherever he went.

Undertaking the peace mission that began in first week of June, the Naga leader visited all the districts of Nagaland except Mon and called for re-conciliation and understanding among the Nagas basing on the principle of �forget and forgive� to have a unified voice to be presented before the Government of India.

He said his duration of staying in Delhi and progress of peace talks depends on the Government of India but he would come back to Nagaland to continue the process of consultations and discussions with the people.