ULFA-Government talks likely in June 2011

With Congress government coming back to power in Assam, the ongoing peace talks between ULFA and Government may no take place in June, as per Asomiya Pratidin ( an Assamese daily, published from Guwahati) report. Even Tarun Gogoi who has led Congress for Hat-trick in Assam, had told reporters that, his priority would be to continue the peace process in Assam.

It is also reported that pro-talk ULFA leaders would visit Dhaka to convince Anup Chetia, one of founder member of ULFA and currently lodged in Dhaka jail, for participation in the peace talks.

Pro-Talk ULFA leaders like Arabinda Rajkhowa, Chitraban Hazarika, Mithinga Daimari, Shasha Choudhuri etc. had take part in informal discussion with PM Manmohan Singh and Home Minister P Chidambaram in February this year.

In the proposed talks in June, the issue related to designated camps, security of ULFA leaders etc. would be discussed.

Pro-talk ULFA leaders are also examining issues listed by Sammilito Jatio Abhivartan ( a group led by intellectuals in Assam) to put up for discussion.

Most probably, peace talks with ULFA would be mostly benefited by the recent Congress victory in Assam.

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