Guwahati: The banned ULFA (Independent) outfit on Sunday extended the unilateral ceasefire, announced in May this year for another 3 months.
The statement is released by ULFA-I Commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah.
According to the sources, earlier Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma take up the matter of talks with ULFA-I with the PM and others.
The banned outfit had announced an extension of its unilateral ceasefire, announced in May this year, for another three months citing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Paresh Baruah, the outfit chief, in a statement said that the COVID-19 prompted the ULFA-I to “unilaterally suspend all military operations in the state for another three months with immediate effect”. The ceasefire was first announced on May 15 this year for three months.
Earlier, during the Independence Day celebrations, Sarma appealed ULFA-I chief Paresh Baruah to come forward to the negotiating table for the dialogue process.