Talks with ULFA positive, says governmentApril 9th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Talks between a faction of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the central government Monday were “constructive” and “positive”, officials here said.
A five-member delegation of the pro-talks faction of ULFA leaders led by its chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa met union Home Secretary R.K. Singh and other senior home ministry officials Monday.
“The talks were constructive and positive,” R.K. Singh told reporters here.
Besides Rajkhowa, other members of the ULFA team were Raju Baruah, Chitraban Hazarika, Pranati Deka and Mithinga Daimary.
The pro-talks faction of the outfit has been holding talks with the government of India since last year to bring lasting peace to Assam and has already submitted a 12-point charter of demands to the government.
The last round of talks between ULFA and the central government was held Oct 25 last year.
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