Shillong, Aug 29: Minister in the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) Sanbor Shullai recently met Union Joint Secretary of Home Affairs Shri Piyush Goyal at his North Block office, New Delhi.
During the discussion Shullai handed over a letter addressed to Union Home Minister Amit Shah updating him of the present day situation of Meghalaya.
According to Shullai, the letter briefs about the strategic appeal made to the HNLC group banned by the Government of India to give up arms and come mainstream to initiate the peace process.
The BJP Minister said that in this regard the group in the past too had expressed their desire for a meaningful dialogue with the Government of India and the same has been initiated by the MDA government under, Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma.
Shullai said that due to some pre conditions laid down by the HNLC, the talks have not materialized.
“In this regard we would like to highlight the central government’s role in bringing several banned organisation for peace dialogue. Thus the BJP Meghalaya and the MDA requests the central government to expedite peace process with HNLC and help to restore complete peace and tranquility in Shillong,” he said.
Shullai said that the NDA government in the centre has repeatedly assured the people of northeast for a better future.
“So the Ministry of Home Affairs, can play a decisive role in engaging the HNLC in a meaningful dialogue under the purview of the constitutional parameters so as to join mainstream society and be a part of the global and National development process,” Shullai added.