- NET Web Desk
In an attempt to lead a dignified life under utmost peace & tranquility, several proscribed militant organization are currently surrendering and laying-down their arms before security forces. Responding to the same, 2 more banned militant outfits – Bru Liberation Army Union (BLAU) and the United Democratic Liberation Army (UDLA) are likely to lay-down their arms in February this year.
However, reports informed that atleast 400 cadres from both the outfits are likely to surrender before the Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in February.
Its worthy to note that on Thursday, over 200 cadres from two militant outfits – Tiwa Liberation Army (TLA) and United Gurkha People’s Organization (UGPO) formally surrendered and laid down their arms before the CM. Reacting to the move, Sarma added that “era of tribal militancy is now finally over in the state.”
During the ceremonial function, Sarma has also distributed a financial grant of Rs 1.5 lakh to former members of Rabha National Liberation Front (RNLF), United People’s Revolution Front (UPRF), National Liberation Front of Bodoland (NLFB), National Santhali Liberation Army (NSLA), ADF.