Monday, February 19, 2024

SoO likely to be signed today

The trilateral agreement on the ground rules for suspension of operations, SoO with some Kuki militants operating in Manipur is likely to be signed tomorrow, a highly placed official source said Sunday.
State principal secretary home, DS Poonia who was authorized to sign the agreement on behalf of the Manipur government has left for New Delhi today to represent the state in the meeting scheduled tomorrow between the three sides, the source added.
The trilateral agreement on the ground rules for enforcing the suspension of operation is to be signed between the government of India, Manipur government and Kuki National Organization, KNO, to formalize the SoO and effect cessation of hostilities.
Eleven different Kuki based militant outfits came together to form the Kuki National Organisation, KNO for formalizing the SoO. The constituents outfits are the Kuki National Army-KNA, Kuki National Front (Military Council)-KNF(MC), Kuki National Front (Zogam)-KNF(Z), United Socialist Revolutionary Army-USRA, Zou Defense Volunteers-ZDV, Zomi Revolutionary Force-ZRF, United Komrem Revolutionary Army-UKRA, United Komrem Revolutionary Army-UKRA, Hmar People’s Convention (Democrats) HPC-D, Kuki National Organisation, Kuki Liberation Army-KNO,KLA, KRA(U) and United All Kuki Liberation Army-UAKLA.

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