Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma speaks to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Arunachal ambush



A Correspondent

SHILLONG: Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People’s Party (NPP) national president, Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday said that he has spoken to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the killing of his party MLA Tirong Aboh in Arunachal Pradesh. “I have discussed the matter with the Union Home Minister, and has urged him to take action against those responsible for the cowardice act so that to ensure peace and harmony in Tirap district and other adjoining districts,” Conrad said. The Chief Minister also said that violence and extremism in all its form needs to be rejected.

“The cancer of violent extremism will not resolve conflict or misunderstanding. We must realize that it is through dialogue and negotiation that any person/group can resolve their conflict of interest,” he added. Conrad said that he had spoken to Aboh a week before his killing and he had expressed his confidence of retaining his seat even as he had articulated his desire to continue to work for peace and development of his constituency.


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