Guwahati: People spotted flags of the banned extremist group United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) flown in various parts of Assam on the occasion of the extremist outfit’s ‘Protest Day’.
Notably the flags were spotted in front of some educational institutions in Upper Assam. According to reports, a flag of the banned outfit was spotted flying at the Rangajan daily market in Golaghat district. In Kaki in Nagaon,a flag was spotted flying in front of the gate of the no.1 kaki Junior College.
There was a hue and cry among the locals after the flags were spotted. The locals reported the same to the police who promptly removed the flags.
It may be mentioned here that the separatist outfit has been observing November 28 as ‘Pratibad Divas’ (Protest Day) ever since the outfit was banned by the Government of India.
Meanwhile there have been murmurs that the Centre is on the cusp of signing a peace treaty with the ULFA. Recently, while speaking at a book launch event, Government interlocutor AB Mathur said that he is hopeful that the Centre will sign peace agreement with the extremist group within the next three months.