Security has been beefed up in Meghalaya ahead of 2-day visit of President Pranab Mukherjee as outlawed tribal militant outfit, Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC), announced 36-hour bandh.
Over 88 per cent of votes were cast on Saturday for the 60 Assembly seats in Meghalaya where polling was held in a peaceful manner, barring stray incidents.
A senior cadre of the banned HNLC in Meghalaya was caught by Border Security Forces while he was trying to cross over from Bangladesh at Dawki.
The Meghalaya govt neither confirmed nor denied report about the killing of Bobby Marwein, commander-in-chief of the banned HNLC in Bangladesh.
Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC), the banned Khasi militant outfit, on Sunday warned the people of `dire consequences` if they participated in the proposed municipal elections.
Members of the banned
Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) today said the
two `militants` held by BSF from Indo-Bangla border in
Meghalaya did not belong the outfit and were "civilians".
Khasi militant outfit
Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council has rejected
Meghalaya Chief Minister D D Lapang`s offer of an honourable
Meghalaya Chief Minister DD Lapang on Saturday asked the leaders of the proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council to "surrender honourably", amid the crackdown on North-East militants by Bangladeshi security agencies.
Day in Pics: 25th December
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