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Assam: 64 militants of 4 insurgent outfits lay down their arms and join mainstream

Updated: December 22, 2020 10:55 am
In a major boost to realizing State government’s goal of making an insurgency-free Assam and ushering lasting peace in the State, 64 militants of four insurgent outfits laid down their arms and joined the mainstream in front of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at a function held at Guwahati on Monday.

On the occasion, 18 cadres of United Liberation Front of Assam (I) including self-styled deputy commander-in-chief Drishti Rajkhowa, self-styled C-in-C of People’s Democratic Council of Karbi Longri (PDCK) Ong Teron, 32 members of United People’s Revolutionary Front (UPRF) and 13 from the Dimasa National Liberation Army (DNLA) laid down their arms today.

Chief Minister Sonowal while welcoming the surrendered militants to the mainstream said, that progress can never be made without peace. He said that those who took the path of violence must join the mainstream and contribute in nation building.

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