Asked if 'commander-in-chief' of Ulfa, Paresh Barua would join the talks, Chidambaram said, "He is not in India. We will start talks with Mr Rajkhowa and his friends. Paresh Barua should come back to India for the talks."
He said that insurgents of Tripura were still using Bangladesh soil, though peace prevailed in the state. "I also appeal to them to start talks either with the state government or the Centre."
On dialogue with the NSCN(IM), the home minister said talks were in progress with the Naga insurgent group. "The peace talks which were initiated on foreign soil, is now taking place in the country. We are hopeful of an honourable solution."
Talking about Bangladesh, he said, "We have developed a splendid relation with the Bangladesh government."