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Centre alert Assam govt to tighten security in the state.

Assam GovtGuwahati: The Home Ministry today sounds a high alert and enquired the Assam government to tighten security in the state considering ULFA’s army day on Friday.

According to specific intelligence inputs, the Centre directed the state to organize additional security personnel in all perceptive installations, crowded places, markets, railway stations and tracks to foil any effort by the extremists to disrupt peace.

The sources said that the inputs recommended that the anti-talk faction of ULFA leads by Paresh Baruah has been able to dispatch some explosive materials into Assam with the aim to achieve rebellious activities ahead of or during the ‘army day’, observed on March 16 every year.

Guwahati, being the main the city of Assam, is always high on the target list of the ULFA hardliners and some fatal attacks were carried out by the insurgents in the recent past, the sources said.

ULFA ‘commander-in-chief’ Baruah is resists to any peace arbitration with the government and has vowed to carry on his fight for a sovereign Assam. The group led by Chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa has entered into dialogue process to resolve their decades-long rebellion problem.


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