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Banned NLFT-SD militants to surrender officially today before Tripura Government : CM to welcome militants in homeland’s main-stream
TIWN Aug 13, 2019
Banned NLFT-SD militants to surrender officially today before Tripura Government : CM to welcome militants in homeland’s main-stream
PHOTO : Agreement between NLFT and Govt signed.

AGARTALA, Aug 13 (TIWN): Bangladesh bordered Northeast Indian state Tripura has time to time been suffered due to massive insurgency and Tripura Police has countered terrorism in excellent manners but insurgency threats remained existing due to Bangladesh based NLFT groups’ existence. For the first time under Modi Govt, Central Home Ministry led by Amit Shah has taken special interest to curb the insurgency problems in this Northeast state at the root level and in a successful outcome under Tripura BJP Govt a total group of NLFT will surrender, while Chief Minister Biplab Deb will officially welcome them in a welcoming programme dedicated for the militants returning home. The programme will be held in Chandrai Para HS School in Ambasa of Dhalai District.

The introductory speech will be given by DGP I/C Rajiv Singh and the next programme will be followed by speeches of Addl Chief Secretary Kumar Alok, Deputy CM Jishnu Dev Barman, MP Rebati Tripura, surrender of Sabir Debbarma, Kajal Debbarma and three others in front of Chief Minister of Tripura, surrender of 83 militants and at the end speech will be delivered by Chief Minister Biplab Deb.

It was announced by Union Home Ministry on 11th August, “The National Liberation Front of Tripura led by Sabir Kumar Debbarma, NLFT-SD has agreed to abjure the path of violence and join the mainstream. An MoU was signed in this regard between, Centre, Tripura Government and NLFT-SD”.

Home Ministry said, the group has agreed to the surrender its 88 cadres with their weapons. The surrendered cadres will be given surrender benefits as per the Surrender-cum-Rehabilitation Scheme, 2018 of the Ministry. 

The State Government of Tripura will help the surrendered cadres in housing, recruitment and education. The Ministry said, Centre will consider the proposals of Tripura Government regarding economic development of tribal areas of Tripura.

The NLFT has been banned under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act since 1997. 

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