NLFT faction calls for political talks with Centre

Updated on Nov 30, 2004 04:23 PM IST

The group urged the government to initiate the process of "political dialogue" to end the militancy problem in Tripura.

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The NLFT's faction, which favours talks with the Centre, on Tuesday urged the government to initiate the process of  "political dialogue" to end the militancy problem in Tripura.

The faction, headed by Nayanbasi Jamatia, also claimed that rival outfit ATTF had contacted him to know the progress on the ongoing peace talks.

He also demanded extension of suspension of operations against the NLFT, due to expire on December 31.

The Indigenous Freedom Movement of Tripura (IFMOT), the newly-floated platform of the faction, will stick to the demand for "political dialogue" at the proposed tripartite meeting of the Joint Monitoring Group on December 15 in Delhi, Jamatiya told a press conference here yesterday on his return from the national capital.

"IFMOT will demand political dialogue as the aspirations of the people will not be fulfilled otherwise," Jamatiya said.

THE NLFT leader claimed that ATTF chief Ranjit Debbarma had established contact with him.

"He hinted to me that he may start dialogue with the Centre if the present talks with us made progress in finding a lasting solution to insurgency".

Jamatiya also alleged that the Left Front government in the state was not willing to facilitate the implementation of the Borok package for uplift of the indigenous people.

The package amounting to Rs 235 crore will be announced by the Centre soon, he added.

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