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Assam CM urges ULFA-I to join mainstream, ULFA-I Chief’s family welcomes move

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma is a man on a mission. Ever since assuming charge, CM Sarma has been relentlessly working to achieve a permanent peace solution for the

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma is a man on a mission. Ever since assuming charge, CM Sarma has been relentlessly working to achieve a permanent peace solution for the state. While success has been achieved with regards to various such militant outfits in the recent past, the ULFA-Independent remains still remain elusive to coming to the table for talks.

Yesterday Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma once again reached out to the ULFA-Independent and other active rebel groups to join the mainstream. During his speech yesterday in the ongoing assembly session, Chief Minister Sarma said that such a move by the proscribed groups will ensure development and a violence free Assam for the future generation.

Well it needs to be mentioned that Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s appeal comes a day after the Centre decided to reduce the ambit of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act from 23 districts and 1 sub-division.

Meanwhile, the appeal for peace by the Assam Chief Minister has been welcomed by one and all. Among them is ULFA-Independent commander-in-chief Paresh Barua’s brother Bimal Baruah who welcomed the gesture by CM Sarma and said that it has the potential to sow the seeds of long lasting peace in Assam.

First Published: 2nd April, 2022 14:08 IST

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