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Peace Pact Signed With 8 Tribal Militant Teams Of Assam

The Centre on Thursday signed an settlement with eight tribal militant organisations primarily based in Assam to convey an enduring peace in some areas of the state.

The tripartite settlement among the many central and state governments and the eight teams, together with All Adivasi Nationwide Liberation Military, Adivasi Cobra Militant of Assam, Birsa Commando Drive, Santhal Tiger Drive, and Adivasi Individuals’s Military, was signed right here in presence of Union House Minister Amit Shah and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma amongst others.

The teams are in ceasefire since 2012 and dwelling in designated camps.

“I’m positive signing of the settlement will usher in a brand new period of peace and concord in Assam,” Sarma stated.

Besides the hardline faction of the banned ULFA, led by Paresh Baruah, and the Kamatapur Liberation Organisation, all different insurgent teams energetic within the state have entered into peace agreements with the federal government.

In January, all cadres belonging to the Tiwa Liberation Military and the United Gorkha Individuals’s Organisations surrendered with arms and ammunition.