New Delhi: With sudden spurt in violence
in the state, the Centre has asked the Assam government to
take stern action against NDFB militants who have massacred 24
people, most of them Hindi-speaking, since Monday.
In a communiqué, the Home Ministry asked the state
government to launch an all-out offensive against the NDFB
militants who are believed to have been hiding in the dense
forests along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.
The Ministry also assured the state government of all
help in arresting those involved in the killings.
Yesterday, Home Minister P Chidambaram had spoken to
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and inquired about the
violence perpetrated by NDFB militants and asked him to take
all possible steps to apprehend the culprits.