Jun 19, 10:11 AM
The next round of Centre, ULFA-peace talks will be held on the 25th of this month in New Delhi. State Home Secretary Gyanendra Dev Tripathi said that in a bid to bring lasting peace, the Centre will hold discussions on ULFA’s charter of demands.
These include, updating of the National Register of Citizens, S T status to six communities, constitutional safeguards to indigenous people, among others. The leaders of the outfit will also hold discussions on the deportation of top leader Anup Chetia who has been lodged in Dhaka jail.
It may be recalled that the ULFA signed the Suspension of Operation pact with the government in 2011.But its Commander-in-Chief Paresh Baruah is still opposed to the peace talksThe Assam government has urged him several times to shun violence and join the peace process.