By Our Kokrajhar Web Desk
Kokrajhar (Assam),July 23: Former president of NDFB-S and one of BTR accord signatories, B Saoraigwra (Saikhong Basumatary) has hailed the NLFB’s decision to come over ground and shun arms struggle after they surrendered before the police and government officials on Thursday in Udalguri district.
Saoraigwra while attending a programme in Kokrajhar today, said that the society here wants peace and harmony .
Saoraigwra,who is also BTR MCLA said,” In today’s era the need of the hour is of peace building and tranquility in the state, so NLFB’s surrender is a welcome step for the society”.
On Thursday , NLFB leader M Batha and 22 of his associates laid down arms and surrendered before the police in presence of Assam cabinet minister Pijush Hazarika and BTR CEM Pramod Boro which has brought an environment of peace and integrity among the society.
Saoraigwra has urged all members of the NLFB militant outfit to come forward to the mainstream following the footsteps of the top leaders of the NLFB .
“I welcome all the leaders and members of NLFB who surrendered before the government for welfare and development of the society across the state.I also appeal to all the remaining members to come to the mainstream ‘, Saoraigwra said.
He said that BTR is becoming peaceful through the spirit of BTR accord where all factions of the NDFB have become part of the BTR accord.
He said several thousand youths across the BTR region will be getting opportunities to be engaged in paramilitary forces through the BTR accord in the days to come.
He informed that several security agencies are carrying out recruitment drives in the BTR districts.
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