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
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.
Manipur Chief Minister flagged off the vehicles carrying relief materials from Kangla Gate in state capital Imphal.
Nearly three lakh people have been affected by an acute shortage of food, clean drinking water and medicines as almost the entire Silchar town is submerged in flood waters, officials said
The worst affected districts are Barpeta where 11,29,390 are affected, followed by Kamrup with 7,89,496, Dhubri with 5,97,153 and Nagaon with 5,03,450 people in the flood