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  • 644 terrorists from 8 outfits surrender in Assam

    Published on January 23, 2020

    644 militants from 8 outfits on Thrusday laid down their arms in Guwahati, Assam before Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal and senior officials. Among those who surrendered, include 50 terrorists from ULFA (Independence) 8 National Democratic Front of Bodoland, 178 from Adivashi Dragon Fighter.

    The terrorists have deposited 177 arms, huge ammunition and other explosive materials. Welcoming the militants to the mainstream, Chief Minister Sonowal appealed them to contribute in the nation-building process. He said that laying down of arms would further boost the peace process in the state.

    Talking to source,Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said this is a major milestone is state’s militant history which will impact the peace process favourably. He hoped that more boys in different extremist groups would come forward to join this peace process.