NEW DELHI, Nov 12 � India has yet again pressed Myanmar to mount a crackdown on the anti-talk faction of ULFA led by the elusive commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah, besides Meitei militant outfits operating from the neighbouring country.
The activities of the insurgent outfits of the North-east including the anti-talk faction of ULFA figured during the interaction between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Myanmarese President Thein Sein today at Nay Pyi Taw.
According to sources, India asked the Myanmarese President to assist in getting six wanted militants including Jyotirmoy Bharali, who looks after the ULFA�s Myanmar operations.
According to reports, before the Prime Minister�s visit to the nation, NSA Ajit Doval had met top officials of the Myanmarese security agencies and provided evidence about Bharali�s presence in Myanmar. A list of wanted insurgents was handed over to the country�s army chief Aung Hlaing by India and Sein promised Modi to extend all assistance in dealing with the anti-talk faction
Bharali�s name came up in February when Indian intelligence agencies came across evidence against him from the belongings of Partha Gogoi, assistant finance secretary of ULFA, who was executed by the Baruah faction in mid-January allegedly for being a traitor. Modi kicked off his 11-day foreign tour this afternoon with his first stop at Nay Pyi Taw, where he held bilateral talks with Sein.
�We had reviewed the bilateral relationship. Had a very good meeting with President Thein Sein. We had extensive discussions covering various aspects of our bilateral relations. We talked about strengthening ties in the fields of culture, commerce and enhancing connectivity,� Modi tweeted.