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ULFA observes Protest Day

Despite heavy presence of security forces, the United Liberation front of Asom observed its Protest Day on Monday. In an e-mail, ULFA acting chairman, Dr Abhijit Barmon reiterated strong goal for a sovereign and independent Assam. He said that they observed the day in the Mobile Central Headquarters.

Dr Barmon paid homage to those who lost their lives in the decade old armed struggle. He alleged that the Centre has been inflicting tortures upon the people of Assam imposing a set of draconian laws. Notably, the outfit has been observing November 28 as Protest Day since it was banned in 1990.

On the other hand, security forces were kept on maximum alert apprehending strikes across the state. But there was no report of any untoward incident.

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