ULFA`s elusive `commander-in- chief` Paresh Baruah and members of his group will not be "harassed" by security agencies if they come forward for peace talks with the government, state Governor JB Patnaik said on Sunday.
Media reports quoting ULFA
chairman Arabindo Rajkhowa that his outfit procured weapons
and taken the help of the Pakistan government and the ISI were
not true, its elusive `command-in-chief` Paresh Baruah said.
The proscribed ULFA Paresh Baruah
faction on Friday served a `quit notice` to a private oil and gas
company in Assam alleging that they were exploiting the
state`s natural resources against the local people`s interest.
The first round of peace talks aimed at ending 30 long years of insurgency in Assam were held here Thursday between leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and union Home Minister P. Chidambaram. A seven-member core group, under Home Secretary G.K. Pillai, is to take the peace process forward.