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R-Day boycott call by 4 NE groups

india Updated: Jan 21, 2009 08:57 IST

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Four militant groups of the northeast, including the outlawed ULFA, on Tuesday gave a boycott call of Republic Day celebrations and a 18-hour general strike on January 26.

ULFA, Kamtapur Liberation Organisation, Manipur People's Liberation Front and Tripura People's Democratic Front issued a 'solidarity statement' calling upon the people to boycott Republic Day and its celebrations in the region.

The general strike will begin from 1 am and continue till 6 pm throughout the region, the statement said.

The groups appealed to other organisations of the region to endorse the 'statement' and observe the boycott and general strike.