United Liberation Front of Assam

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The United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) militant outfit organisation operating in the Indian state of Assam.wikipedia
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Assam separatist movements

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It seeks to establish an independent state of Assam with armed struggle in the Assam conflict.
The conflict has resulted in the deaths of 12,000 United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) members and 18,000 others.

Assam

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The United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) militant outfit organisation operating in the Indian state of Assam.
The post 1970s experienced the growth of armed separatist groups such as the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB).

Sunil Nath

Siddhartha Phukan
Sunil Nath, former Central Publicity Secretary and spokesman of ULFA has stated that the organisation established ties with the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland in 1983 and with the Burma based Kachin Independent Army in 1987.
Sunil Nath (Assamese: সুনীল নাথ), alias Siddhartha Phukan, was the former Central Publicity Secretary and spokesman of ULFA.

Anup Chetia

Anup Chetia (Assamese: অনুপ চেতিয়া) (real name Golap Baruah also known as Sunil Baruah, Bhaijan or Ahmed ) is the General Secretary of the banned United Liberation Front of Assam in Assam.

Mithinga Daimary

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Mithinga Daimary (alias Deepak Das) was the Central Publicity Secretary of the banned outfit ULFA since the previous publicity secretary Siddhartha Phukan's surrender in 1992.

Arabinda Rajkhowa

Arabinda Rajkhowa (Assamese: (real name Rajiv Rajkonwar), alias Mijanur Rahman Choudhury, is the Chairman of the banned group ULFA.

Chitrabon Hazarika

Chitraban Hazarika
Chitrabon Hazarika (Assamese: চিত্ৰবন হাজৰিকা) is the Finance Secretary of the banned group ULFA, Assam.

Pradip Gogoi

Pradip Gogoi (Assamese: প্ৰদীপ গগৈ) (alias Samiran Gogoi) is the Vice-Chairman of the outlawed outfit ULFA in Assam.

Sashadhar Choudhury

Sashadhar Choudhury (Assamese: শশধৰ চৌধুৰী) or Sasha Choudhury (real name Sailen Choudhury ) is the Foreign Secretary of the outlawed group ULFA, Assam.

Raju Baruah

Raju Baruah (Assamese: ৰাজু বৰৃৱা) (real name Hitesh Kalita ), alias Anees Ahmed, is the Deputy Commander-in-Chief, the Chief of military operations, military spokesperson and the head of the near-autonomous 'Enigma Force' of the banned outfit ULFA in Assam.

Pranati Deka

In 1997, the Chief Minister of Assam accused Tata Tea of paying the medical bills of the ULFA cultural secretary Pranati Deka at a Mumbai hospital.
Pranati Deka (Assamese: প্ৰণতি ডেকা) is the Cultural Secretary of the outlawed outfit ULFA in Assam.

Sanjoy Ghose

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In 1997, Sanjay Ghose, a social activist and a relative of a high ranking Indian diplomat, was kidnapped and killed.
He is believed to have been killed by United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) militants in the river island of Majuli on the Brahmaputra river around 4 July 1997.

28th Battalion (ULFA)

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The Central Government made a tough response, forcing a dreaded group of ULFA - 28 Battalion to unilaterally bow down and seek asylum from the government.
The 28th Battalion is the most potent strike group of the ULFA, the banned separatist group of Assam.

Heerak Jyoti Mahanta

One of the most popular ULFA leader of all time, the late Heerak Jyoti Mahanta hailed from a place which is just a few kilometres from Guwahati.
Heerak Jyoti Mahanta was the first Deputy Commander-in-Chief of ULFA.

Operation All Clear

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Until recently, they had maintained camps in Bhutan, which were destroyed by the Royal Bhutan Army aided by the Special Frontier Force in December 2003.
In the 1990s, United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) and National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) allegedly assisted the government of Bhutan in the expulsion of the ethnic Lhotshampa population, occupying the land left behind by the refugees.

Paresh Baruah

Paresh Barua
A total of 50 have been charged with arms smuggling and arms offences, including former high-level Bangladesh political appointees, including Bangladesh National Party ministers and National Security Intelligence military officers, as well as prominent businessmen, and Paresh Baruah, military wing chief of ULFA, then living in Dhaka.
Paresh Baruah, also known by his alias Paresh Asom, ULFA, which is seeking Independence for Assam from the Indian Union.

Tata Global Beverages

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In 1997, the Chief Minister of Assam accused Tata Tea of paying the medical bills of the ULFA cultural secretary Pranati Deka at a Mumbai hospital.
In 1997 the company was embroiled in a major scandal known as the "Tata Tapes controversy" which related to funds the company provided to the outlawed United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA), an armed-struggle group operating in Assam.

People's Consultative Group

Peoples Consultative Group
Still some progress was made when the ULFA formed a "People's Consultative Group" in September 2005 to prepare the grounds for an eventual negotiation between the government and ULFA, which the government has welcomed. There were three rounds of peace talks with the 11-member People's Consultative Group (PCG), headed by noted Assamese writer Indira Goswami, leading to a temporary truce in August 2006.
The People's Consultative Group (PCG) was a citizen's group in Assam constituted by the United Liberation Front of Assam to initiate the talk process as mediator between the central government and the outfit itself.

Mamoni Raisom Goswami

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There were three rounds of peace talks with the 11-member People's Consultative Group (PCG), headed by noted Assamese writer Indira Goswami, leading to a temporary truce in August 2006.
She was also well known for her attempts to structure social change, both through her writings and through her role as mediator between the armed militant group United Liberation Front of Asom and the Government of India.

Sanjukta Mukti Fouj

A military wing of the ULFA, the Sanjukta Mukti Fouj (SMF) was formed on 16 March 1996.
Sanjukta Mukti Fouj (SMF) (Assamese: সংযুক্ত মুক্তি ফৌজ) is the military wing of the banned outfit ULFA in Assam, India.

Enigma Force

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Enigma Force or Enigma Group is an exclusive and near autonomous striking group of the banned outfit ULFA.

Bijoy Das

Bijoy Chinese
Currently the 28th Battalion is under commandership of Lt Bijoy Chinese alias Bijoy Das.
Bijoy Das, known as Bijoy Chinese, is a commanding officer of 28th battalion of ULFA, the banned terrorist organisation in Assam.

Insurgency in Northeast India

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The United Liberation Front of Assam was formed in April 1979 to establish a sovereign state of Assam through armed struggle.

Royal Bhutan Army

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Until recently, they had maintained camps in Bhutan, which were destroyed by the Royal Bhutan Army aided by the Special Frontier Force in December 2003.
During the early '90s Indian separatist groups United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) and Kamtapur Liberation Organization (KLO) had begun to clandestinely set up camps in Bhutan's dense southern jungles.

Mrinal Hazarika

But the top brass of ULFA expelled the leaders of 28 Battalion led by Mrinal Hazarika and Jiten Dutta ( who had managed to escape from the cordon of Indian Army in Dibru Saikhowa National Park).
Mrinal Hazarika (Assamese : মৃনাল হাজৰিকা) is the ex-commander of the 28th Battalion of ULFA, the banned revolutionary organisation of Assam.