NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Dec 24 - Ulfar Kalankita Adhyay � a book containing several accounts of the violence and atrocities perpetrated by the ULFA in Lakhimpur district during the 1980s and 90s, including sexual abuse of women and girls by the outfit, was released in a function held at the North Lakhimpur Press Club on Wednesday.
The book was released by freedom fighter Radhananda Borah, himself a victim of torture unleashed by the outfit. It was written by Ranju Neog Hazarika and Amardeep Baruah, who, too, have been victims of the extremist violence.
The book release function was organized by the Terrorist Victim Families� Justice Forum, led by Brajen Hazarika, on the occasion of the 30th death anniversary of Kumud Hazarika of Naryayanpur in Lakhimpur district, who was killed brutally by ULFA leader Prafulla Baruah alias Sarbajeet Dhekial Phukan in the year 1990.
Attending the function, late Kumud Hazarika�s mother Nirmala Hazarika narrated the horrific account of the murder of her son by Dhekial Phukan. She said the murderers forced her son to dig his own grave before killing him.
Speaking on the occasion, Ranju Neog Hazarika and Amardeep Baruah also gave detailed accounts of the atrocities unleashed by Sarbajeet Dhekial Phukan and company during the late 1980s and the early 1990s.
Another victim, Minu Rajbangshi, widow of Lakhidhar Rajbangshi, also spoke about the ghastly murder of her 60-year-old husband by the same killers.
Copper plaque awardee freedom fighter Radhananda Borah, who was felicitated on the occasion of his 100th birthday recently, also narrated the atrocities meted out to him in 1990 by Sarbajeet Dhekial Phukan, who was the finance secretary of the outfit at that time.
The book contains several other accounts of the violent acts committed by the extremist group.
Attending the function, the families of the victims of ULFA violence expressed concerns over the continued apathy shown by the state towards their sufferings.