According to an official release by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 2,36,349 people are currently staying in 118 relief camps in Kokrajhar, Sonitpur, Chirang and Udalguri districts.
The BJP leader also interacted with the inmates of six relief camps spread over Changmari, Malapara, Dakshin Haldibari areas of Kumargram and called upon the two governments of Assam and West Bengal to ensure their safe return by setting up Army pickets.
Rejecting Gogoi's view, BJP Assam unit president Siddhartha Bhattacharya told reporters here that "law and order is a state subject. The Centre can only give forces to the state but it is the state's responsibility to deploy them".
Around 2.11 lakh people taking shelter in relief camps in the affected districts of Kokrajhar, Sonitpur, Chirang and Udalguri gradually returning home, the chief minister said.
Besides Ahluwalia, the party's Lok Sabha MP from Darjeeling, the other members of the committee ae Jorhat MP Kamakhya Tasha and Dibrugarh MP Rameshwar Teli.
While the cadre and two linkmen were arrested in Kokrajhar district, which bore the brunt of the mayhem on 23 December, in the early hours today, two other linkmen were nabbed from Sonitpur last night.
Arunachal Pradesh on Monday imposed restrictions on civilian movement along the border with Assam following launch of counter-insurgency operations by Army.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has said that there should be a unified war against the perpetrators of terror in the country.
General Dalbir Singh Suhag was also briefed on the pro-active actions undertaken by the Army along with different agencies to intensify the pressure on the militant outfits.
The Assam government in a letter yesterday had recommended the investigation of these cases by the NIA.
The goods laden trucks stranded in West Bengal are mostly bound for Tripura, Mizoram, southern Assam and parts of Manipur.
Nearly 93,000 persons belonging to Adivasi and Bodo communities in Kokrajhar, Chirang, Sonitpur and Udalguri districts have taken shelter in 78 relief camps.
Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag met Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi after which the General said the Army is going to intensify its operations against NDFB militants.
Meanwhile, Army is carrying out intensive area domination of the restive areas of Assam where 81 people were killed in the NDFB(S) attacks, retaliatory violence and police firing since Tuesday.
The insurgents hurled the grenade at an SSB patrol at Phoisana Bazar area under Bijni sub-division and traded fire with them before fleeing into the nearby thick jungles, police said.
The notification declaring the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) as an outlawed organisation under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for five years was issued by the home ministry on Monday, official sources said.
Operations were intensified in Assam against NDFB(S) militants along the border with Arunachal Pradesh even as the death toll in the massacre rose to 81.