Who is the head of ULFA?

Who is the head of ULFA?

Political Wing

Name Real Name Designation
Arabinda Rajkhowa Rajiv Rajkonwar Chairman
Abhizeet Asom Dr. Mooqool Hazarika Chairman
Pradip Gogoi Pradip Gogoi Vice-Chairman
Anup Chetia Golap Baruah General Secretary

What is Assam insurgency?

Assam separatist movements refers to series of multiple insurgent and separatist movements that are or have been operating in Northeast Indian state of Assam. The conflict has resulted in the deaths of 12,000 United Liberation Front of Assam militants and 18,000 others.

How many militant groups are there in Assam?

The camps were set up by four Assamese separatist movements: the ULFA, NDFB, Bodo Liberation Tigers Force (BLTF) and Kamtapur Liberation Organization (KLO).

What is the Assam Accord of 1985?

The Assam Accord was a Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) signed between representatives of the Government of India and the leaders of the Assam Movement. It was signed in the presence of the then-Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in New Delhi on 15 August 1985. The Assam Movement caused the estimated death of over 855 people.

What is Operation Bajrang?

In 1990 India launched Operations Rhino and Bajrang against Assam separatist groups. Facing continuous pressure, Assamese militants relocated their camps to Bhutan. The camps also harbored separatists belonging to the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) and All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF).

Was Assam a part of Bengal?

The Assam territory was first separated from Bengal in 1874 as the ‘North-East Frontier’ non-regulation province. It was incorporated into the new province of Eastern Bengal and Assam in 1905 and re-established as a province in 1912.

What is Naga insurgency?

The Naga insurgency, climaxing in 1956, was an armed ethnic conflict led by the Naga National Council (NNC) which aimed for the secession of Naga territories from India. The more radical sectors of NNC created the Federal Government of Nagaland (FGN) which also included an underground Naga Army.

How many insurgent groups are there in Nagaland?

two insurgent groups
The two insurgent groups, which operate in Nagaland, are among several other armed groups of the state such as NSCN (Isak-Muivah) and NSCN (Khaplang).

How many UG groups are there in Manipur?

There are 18 Kuki militant groups in Manipur. Apart from Kuki Revolutionary Army (KRA) and Kuki National Army (KNA), other outfits are not much active.

When was Assam Accord made?

The Assam Accord was signed on 15th August, 1985 amongst Union of India, Govt. of Assam, All Assam Student Union, All Assam Gana Sangram Parishad. To implement the various Clauses of Assam Accord a new Department has been established in the name of “Implementation of Assam Accord Department” during the year 1986.

When was Assam Accord signed?

Special emphasis is on four clauses of 1985 pact. The Assam government on Saturday set up an eight-member sub-committee to examine and prepare a framework for the implementation of all clauses of the Assam Accord of 1985.

What is Op Rhino?

Operation Rhino was a raid led by the United States Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment (3rd Ranger Battalion), who were led by Colonel Joseph Votel, and other SOCOM units on several Taliban targets in and around Kandahar, Afghanistan during the invasion of Afghanistan at the start of the War in Afghanistan.

What is the history of the ULFA?

The ULFA was founded on 7 April 1979 in Sivasagar, Assam by a group of young men that included Paresh Baruah, Arabinda Rajkhowa, Anup Chetia, Pradip Gogoi, Bhadreshwar Gohain and Budheswar Gogoi. The organisation’s purpose was to engage in an armed struggle to form a separate independent state of Assam.

What happened to the ULFA in Assam?

In the process, owing to the twin factors of increasing operations by the security forces and dwindling support among its core sympathisers, ULFA’s importance in Assam has been declined drastically. Recruiting for the front did not begin until 1983.

Who are the ULFA workers in Nepal?

The GOI claims that ULFA workers also visit Nepal and have some connection with the Maoists. Important leaders include Paresh Barua (Commander-in-Chief) and Arabinda Rajkhowa (Chairman) based in Bangladesh. ULFA workers are believed to be present in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland.

Who are ULFA and Kia?

In 1986, ULFA established associations with two other similar organizations in Assam and neighboring states—the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN). According to published reports, it was during this period that the group stepped up its fund-gathering activities.