Agartala ( Tripura), Aug 13 : A total of 88 militants belonging to banned outfit NLFT (Sabir Deb barma faction) has surrendered in Ambassa in Dhakai district.
The militants surrendered in presence of Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and his deputy Jishnu Debbarma.
Earlier, on Sunday, a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed among the NLFT (SD), Tripura Government and the Central Government. As per the memorandum, NLFT (SD) has agreed to abjure the path of violence, join the mainstream and abide by the Constitution of India.
Welcoming them, the Chief Minister assured that all the commitment given to them will be fulfilled. He also said that Tripura government is trying their best for welfare of tribal people of state.
The surrendered cadres will be given surrender benefits as per the Surrender-cum-Rehabilitation Scheme, 2018 of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
The State Government of Tripura will help the surrendered cadres in housing, recruitment, education etc. Government of India will consider the proposals of Tripura State Government regarding economic development of tribal areas of Tripura