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Govt appoints interlocutor to talk to ULFA

The bid to buy peace with ULFA seems to have gone one step further when the Center has formally appointed PC Halder as Govt interlocutor for holding talks with ULFA. The appointment of the former intelligence bureau director was expected as Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has suggested his name and was accepted by Union minister P Chidambaram. Halder has also been working as interlocutor fro talk with a few other rebel outfitsin Assam including DHD(J).

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