By Our Kokrajhar Web Desk
Kokrajhar (Assam),Aug 8: More than 32 members of the National Liberation Front of Boroland ( NLFB) joined the mainstream under the leadership of B Horpa,platoon commander on Sunday , here .
The members were seen walking out of the deep jungles of Ripu Reserve Forest near Saralpara-Ultapani along the Indo Bhutan border
The NLFB members carried with them sophiscated arms and ammunition and reached Jharbari Chariali from where police teams received them and immediately rushed them to t Kokrajhar designated camp at Chandamari Gaurang complex in a police bus.
NLFB leaders including chairman Bungtigwra alias Boko alias Bikram Islary, self -styled commander- in- chief M Batha and peace interlocutor Thulunga Basumatary welcomed NLFB members at Jharbari.
NLFB cadres were seen following military discipline while coming to the mainstream with sophisticated arms.
Before 15th August, around 150 NLFB more cadres are expected to join the mainstream .
The NLFB members who returned to the mainstream today deposited around 12 arms including AK 47 riffles and several sophiscated arms to the administration.
Till date,a total 55 NLFB members have returned to the mainstream after the government assured to solve the issues and demands of the NLFB militants.
Chairman of NLFB Bungtigwra alias Bikram Islary told that the NLFB leader and members reached Jharbari and they have been shifted to the designated camp in Kokrajhar which have been set up by government exclusively for the rehabilitation of the the NLFB members.
He said that as per the spirit peace process in the state ,the NLFB have come to the mainstream and accordingly 32 members have come to the mainstream during the second phase .
He informed that all NLFB members reached the Kokrajhar designated camp on Sunday .
He said that the NLFB wants peace and tranquility among the society and their demands and issues should be solved through discussions and political dialogue.
NLFB leader Batha said that the NLFB leaders are hopeful that the remaining members of the NLFB would join the mainstream within next few days.
Peace interlocutor Thulunga Basumatary said that the more 32 NLFB members reached today and remaining members are joining the mainstream before Aug 15.