Banned Assamese insurgent group NDFB gives up arms; Saoraigwra faction signs agreement to join peace talks with govt

Banned NDFB, an insurgent group active in Assam, has signed an agreement with the government for suspension of operations, officials said on Friday

Press Trust of India January 17, 2020 18:03:43 IST
Banned Assamese insurgent group NDFB gives up arms; Saoraigwra faction signs agreement to join peace talks with govt

New Delhi: Banned NDFB, an insurgent group active in Assam, has signed an agreement with the government for suspension of operations, officials said on Friday.

According to the pact, the National Democratic Front of Boroland under the leadership of its 'president' B Saoraigwra will abjure violence and join in peace talks with the government.

The tripartite agreement was signed by representatives of the NDFB and the central and Assam governments, the officials said.

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