|  |  | 

India Top Headlines

20 militants from different groups surrender in Manipur | India News


IMPHAL: Twenty militants belonging to different banned groups laid down their arms before Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Tuesday.
Sixteen of the surrendered militants belong to the Thadou People’s Liberation Army (TPLA), while the remainder belong to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and PREPAK (PRO).

The surrender program was held in the banquet hall of the 1st Manipur Rifles.
“In another important achievement of our BJP-led government, a total of 20 militants from different outlawed groups have surrendered arms and ammunition to the government,” the prime minister tweeted.
The surrendered militants will receive a one-time assistance of 4 lakh rupees each and a monthly stipend of 6,000 rupees each during their stay in the rehabilitation camps for three years, he said in a Facebook post.
Singh said surrendered militants will also receive job-oriented skills development training.

Original source