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ULFA fundung Bangladesh poll

The United Liberation Front of Asom is funding a god amount in the upcoming Bangladesh general election. According to Indian intelligence inputs, the banned outfit was funding in the general elections in Bangladesh to come closer to the Sheikh Hasina-led Awami league.

ULFA has recently convened a meeting in an undisclosed location near Hawraghat in Mymeinsing district where they finalised the decision to fund a huge Rs 2.5 crore in favour for the Awami League. The ULFA leadership stayed in Bangladesh for more than 15 years at thanks to the favour of the power-that-be in the country. Details are awaited.
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Ajoy Warisa's picture

ULFA and the anti assamese politics of our polictical parties has taken the Assam 50 years back. Otherwise there is no reason why such a mineral rich state is so backward and the people has such a low quality of life.

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The court issued notice to the information and broadcasting ministry and Rohini Hattangadi, chairperson and jury, Hiren Bora, jury of the 59th National Film Awards, and the Central Board of Film Certification.


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