File image of Ceasefire Monitoring Group chairman in Nagaland lieutenant general Shokin Chauhan. Image courtesy: Twitter

The chairman of the Ceasefire Monitoring Group (CFMG) Nagaland, retired lieutenant general, Shokin Chauhan has expressed concern over reports of massive recruitment taking place in the NSCN groups.

Stating that political negotiations between the Central Government and Naga national groups were drawing to a close and solution to the long pending Naga political issue is due soon, the chairman said the issue is a cause for concern.

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Interacting with media persons at his office in Kohima, the CFMG chairman said, while recruitment were not reported to be forcible, many youths were joining the NSCN groups on disinformation and misconception that they would get employment opportunities after solution comes.

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Towards this, the CFMG chairman urged parents, particularly in rural areas, not to be taken into the misconception and send their children to be recruited in the groups.

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