DIBRUGARH, Dec 19 � Bhimkanta Buragohain, more popular as �Mama�, passed away at his home in Dholla Ahom Gaon at 5 pm today. He was was 87.
One of the founder members of ULFA, �Mama� was arrested in Bhutan during the joint Army operation in 2003 in that country. He was subsequently released on bail.
He took an active part in the ongoing ULFA-Government peace talks.