SHILLONG, March 28 (NNN): The proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) has appointed the Hynniewtrep National Youth Front (HNYF) president Sadon K Blah as its representative to communicate with the interlocutors appointed by the government to facilitate peace talks with the outfit.
“We have appointed Bah Sadon K Blah president of HNYF as our representative, who shall communicate with the government appointed Interlocutors Bah Peter S Dkhar (Retd IAS) and A K Mishra, advisor MHA Northeast (Retd IPS) to pursue the peace talks. This is again a positive step towards achieving peace,” HNLC general secretary-cum-publicity secretary Sainkupar Nongtraw said in a statement issued on Saturday.
“We are hopeful that our representative and the interlocutors shall work hand in hand to bring forth peace and stability, and they would also play a crucial role in their respective capacities,” he added.
The HNLC also expressed its gratitude to the Khasi Jaintia Church Leaders Forum (KJCLF) for coming forward and expressing their willingness to become a part of the peace process.
“The HNLC also hopes that this step would surely create a conducive atmosphere to take things forward to the negotiating table in a better perspective,” Nongtraw said.