In addition to the two ministries, the states of Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Assam have announced preference to Agniveers in state police recruitment.
Besides the convict, Barun Singh, one more jawan of the force was involved in the crime but the victim could not identify him.
Back in 1991, the Assam Rifles had eliminated 72 militants in a single counter-insurgency operation in Jammu & Kashmir.
A second-in-command rank officer of Central Armed Police Forces and the Assam Rifles is an analogous post to the superintendent rank in the regular police establishment.
There had been a major rise in the confiscation of contraband and narcotics in the Northeast.
Under the agreement, Bank of Baroda will offer the Baroda Central Forces Salary Package to all personnel of the Assam Rifles, both serving and retired.
The decision was made at an “All Konyak Summit” held in Mon on Friday. All Konyak organisations besides Konyak legislators, officers, village chiefs, civil societies, public leaders, etc attended it.
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Nevertheless, the militancy by numerous groups still remains a bug-bear in the politics of the state
The 10 insurgents allegedly involved in the November 13, 2021 attack belong to the banned People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the Manipur Naga People's Front (MNPF).
The Konyak CSOs imposed a 10-hour bandh in Mon district and held protest rallies against the killing.
There is some consolation, however, to be drawn from the fact that the number of militants and arms surrendered have reached a three-year peak in 2021.
Though the situation in Nagaland and in Mon remained under control, almost all Naga tribes have now united in demanding revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), officials said.
Nagaland killing: Konyak Union imposes day-long bandh in Mon district as Northeast demands AFSPA repealing
The KU also urged security forces to abstain from patrolling in the Konyak region during the seven-day mourning period.
Apart from the relocation of 37th Assam Rifles from Mon district and the repeal of the AFSPA, the union also demanded that action taken against the erring personnel must be put into the public domain.
Civil society groups, rights activists and political leaders of the Northeast region have been demanding the withdrawal of the 'draconian' law for years.