Centre holds talks with Manipur, militant groups

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The government has held talks with Kuki National Organisation (KNO) and United People’s Front (UPF) of Manipur to find an amicable solution to their long standing demands.

Second round of talks was held on October 19, in New Delhi. KNO and UPF indicated their demands in the presence of senior representative of the Manipur government, an official statement issued here said.

Talks were held in a cordial atmosphere. Next round of talks will be held in consultation with the Manipur government, and KNO and UPF, it added.

The decision to hold talks with the government of Manipur, and KNO and UPF militant groups of the state was taken earlier this year to find a permanent solution to their demand for homeland.

–IANS

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