NEW DELHI, Dec 10 � India and Bangladesh are likely to sign an extradition treaty during Union Home Minister, Sushil Kumar Shinde�s Dhaka visit next month, paving the way for hand-over of ULFA general secretary, Anup Chetia, even as Centre extended the ban on ULFA and NDFB.
The matter came up for discussion with Bangladesh Home Minister, Dr Muhiuddin Khan Alamgir, when he met Shinde. �Yes, I am going to Dhaka in January,� he said.
When asked about the extradition treaty, Shinde said that the matter would be
taken up when he visits to Bangladesh. �The Home Minister of Bangladesh met me to discuss the security and border management related issues between the two countries,� Shinde said.
About the ratification of the India-Bangladesh land boundary treaty, the Union Home Minister said that it was under consideration and it came up for discussion at the Home Secretary level discussion. It is under preparation.
External Affairs Minister, Salman Khursid has meanwhile, invited Assam MPs for briefing on the land-swap deal on Tuesday.
Shinde said that ban on ULFA, NDFB and HNLC has been further extended by the Centre. During the month, notification for banning the HNLC, the NDFB and ULFA under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, was issued, he said.