IMPHAL: In view of the recent developments related to ongoing peace talks between Naga Groups and Government of India, there are apprehensions amongst local population regarding the final outcome and its effects on their day to day life. Shangshak Battalion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised an all Village Peace Meeting at Litan Company Operating Base on 05th Feb 2020.
The main focus of this security meet was to create awareness amongst the local village authorities. The Company Commander emphasised on maintaining peace between Tangkhuls and Kuki tribes and the locals should not get influenced by any politically driven activities. The village authorities were also assured about all kind of assistance will be provided by the security forces to the people in need and also warned them to not to support any Under Ground groups. Both the communities were told to have cordial relationship with each other. The event received an overwhelming response and village Headmen, Secretaries and village Authorities from TM Kasom, Leingangching, Litan, Yawllen Chepu, Patlijang, Thawai Kuki, Mangkot Chepu, Jalengbung, Shangkhai, Senaikeithal, Sikibung, Songphel and Leplen Kuki attended the security meet.
The village representatives duly understood the cause for which Armed Forces have been working tirelessly and appreciated the work being done. They also promised to co-operate with all necessary assistance towards achieving this aim.