By Hantigiri Narzary
Kokrajhar (Assam,Jan 12: Eyeing at peace parleys with the centre,a group of nearly 50 cadres of the banned Saoraigwra faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland(NDFB-S) have reportedly reached India from neighbouring Myanmar via Nagaland, highly placed sources told South Asia Views .
According to sources,the militant are led by its chairman B Saoraigwra and includes family members and personal security guards of the leaders.The militants reached India soil on Saturday and are likely to participate in the peace process with government of India for returning to the main stream.
The Progressive faction of the NDFB is already in ceasefire with government since 2005 and are in the peace talks with centre.
The government is likely to solve the NDFB issue within a short span of time through political dialogue involving all factions of the militant outfit for permanent peace in the region .
Bodoland Territorial Council(BTC) chief Hagrama Mohilary had announced on Saturday that a peace accord between National Democratic Front of Bodoland(NDFB) and centre would be inked shortly which would pave way more development and welfare in the council region.
Mohilary had said that the BJP led NDA government was keen on bringing peace and integrity through the peace accord.
He said that necessary measures and initiatives from government has been initiated for signing of the peace accord .
Meanwhile, the All Bodo Students Union has hailed the government’s initiative to bring militant members of NDFB-S for peace process as was seen in the media while returning with the Indian Army from a nearby foreign country.
The initiative by the Government of India to bring the armed revolutionary faction of NDFB-S to the mainstream is a welcome step to give peace a chance for the entire state and country as a whole, the student body said.
General Secretary of ABSU,Lawrence Islary said that the students union welcomes this step taken by the Government of India in bringing them back home for sustainable peace in the region.
“Appreciating the government of India, ABSU would like to keep to appeal to do proper justice with the NDFB(S) and address the political issues of the Bodos for a lasting solution”,he added.