In a major breakthrough, around 1,000 militants belonging to the banned rebel outfits of United Liberation Front of Assam, Saoraigwra faction of National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB-S) and Kamtapur Liberation Organisation are likely to lay down arms in Guwahati on January 23rd, 2020.
Two top NDFB-S leaders will also lay down their arms at a function to be held at GMCH Auditorium, Bhangagarh, Guwahati. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will also be present at the function.
As per information, M Batha alias Binod Mushahary, one of the top leaders of the NDFB-S came overground with 600 cadres on January 22nd, 2020. “He along with the 600 NDFB-S cadres and another batch of nearly 650 cadres belonging to ULFA, KLO, NLFB will also join the peace talks,” said sources.
On January 16th, 2020, the NDFB-S agreed to abjure violence and join the peace talks. B Saoraigwra, 27 other cadres including NDFB general secretary B R Feranga and its finance secretary B Dwmwilu are a part of the group who have jointly decided to join the peace talks.
The group has been kept at an undisclosed and safe location, informed Assam Director General of Police Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta.
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