Will not compromise on territorial integrity ofArunachal : Khandu

Namsai (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 16: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday said that his government will not compromise on the territorial integrity of the state, even as he welcomed the steps of the central government to resolve the decades Naga insurgency problem,

“We appreciate the talks between the central government and Naga groups, which as reported in the media, is nearing its final phase. Once an agreement is reached peace and normalcy will return in the region so that we can concentrate on development,” he said addressing journalists on the occasion of National Press Day.

However, Khandu made it clear that there will be no compromise on territorial integrity of Arunachal Pradesh.

“I have made my stand clear to the central government that we will not compromise on it,” he said.

Khandu said he will soon call an all-party meeting on the issue.

On the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill, Khandu informed that the Consultative Committee on Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) formed by the state government is ready with its final report after detailed consultations with all stakeholders.

“A Cabinet meeting has been convened on Monday next to discuss on the report and draft a final submission to the union Home Ministry,” the Chief Minister said.