SIVASAGAR/DIBRUGARH, April 4 � The overground cadres of ULFA will not exercise their franchise in the Assam Assembly polls but will not hamper the process, the outfit�s vice-chairman Pradip Gogoi said today, reports PTI.
Gogoi told PTI that the outfit had already announced that it would boycott the polls and maintain a neutral stand.
�The question of voting in the polls does not arise but we will not hamper the process. Let the people fulfil their responsibilities�, he said.
ULFA spokesman Jiten Dutta said in Kakopathar that the outfit with 145 overground cadres in 3 designated camps at Kakopathar, Moran and Nalbari would continue to boycott elections till the conflict situation in the state is resolved.
�We will, however, not disturb the poll process and hope people will elect members who will help in resolving the conflict for lasting peace in Assam,� he said.
The cadres are preparing for ULFA�s raising day on April 7 and will attend the central function at Kakopathar to be attended by outfit chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa, he said.