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Landmark Nagaland peace accord inked


New Delhi, Aug 3:

A landmark peace accord was signed between the government and National Socialist Council of Nagaland-IM here on Monday.

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The accord was inked in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh. National Security Adviser Ajit Doval was also present.

NSCN-IM leader T. Muivah, who signed the pact, described it as a momentous occasion.

In his brief comments, he praised Mahatma Gandhi who, he said, had understood and respected the Nagas.

He lauded the “visionary leadership” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (IANS)