TEZPUR, Aug 11 � The resolute counter terrorist operations carried out by Gajraj Corps with the support of Assam Police, Eastern Command Intelligence Unit and civil administration has resulted in motivating a number of terrorists of different groups to give up arms and join the mainstream.
An adarnee sabha was organised by the Gajraj Corps at the District Library here today where six cadres of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) anti talk faction, two cadres of United liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) anti talk faction and 27 cadres of Karbi Peoples Liberation Tigers (KPLT) including Jiten Bey, self styled deputy commander-in-chief (erstwhile); Davinson Rongpi, self styled deputy commander-in-chief (current); Dilip Rongphar, self styled general secretary; Maniram Rongpi, self styled foreign secretary and Francess Milik, joint secretary (publicity), surrendered with their arms and ammunition.
The arms and ammunition, handed over by the surrendered cadres, which included three AK47, one AK 56, one .303 rifle and 19 pistols and other war like stores, were also displayed during the ceremony.
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi presided over the homecoming ceremony of these youths into the mainstream. He welcomed the surrender of these youth, saying it would go a long way in solving the problem in Assam. He further complimented them on shunning the path of violence and exhorted that these small steps taken by them will help in building a peaceful and prosperous Assam.
The ceremony was attended by Lt Gen Shakti Gurung, General Officer Commanding, Gajraj Corps and many other senior officers of the Army and civil administration.