644 militants surrender in Assam

A total of 644 rebels belonging to eight insurgent groups laid down their arms in Guwahati. Cadres have deposited 177  arms. AK-47, AK-56, AK-57 rifles, Beretta series pistols, explosives, bombs, rocket launchers and grenades.

  • United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) (50)
  • Saoraigwra faction of National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB-S) [8]
  • National Liberation Front of Bengalis (301)
  • Rabha National Liberation Front (13),
  • National Santhal Liberation Army (87),
  • Adivasi Dragon Fighter (178)
  • Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (6)
  • Communist Party of India-Maoist (1),

The cadres surrendered their arms at a ceremony held at Guwahati Medical College Auditorium. Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal, DGP of Assam Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta with others and senior police officials were present at the Ceremony.