Updated March 2nd, 2024 at 08:05 IST

Assam CM to Distribute Rs 7 Lakh Ex-Gratia to Former ULFA Militants for Rehabilitation

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma to distribute ex-gratia of 7 lakh rupees to over 900 former ULFA militants for rehabilitation.

Reported by: Digital Desk
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma with ULFA general secretary Anup Chetia during the signing of the peace accord. | Image:PTI
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Dispur: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will distribute ex-gratia to former militants of the ULFA on Saturday in Guwahati. Each former ULFA member will get up to 7 lakh rupees for their rehabilitation. According to government reports , over 900 former militants are likely to receive this financial help.

ULFA signed a tripartite peace treaty with the Centre and the Assam government last year. Following which , the state government, as per the norms, made the decision to ensure skill development training for the former cadres of the outfit to ensure they could properly assimilate with society  

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Since 2021, over 9,500 former militants have been granted financial aid by the Assam State government.

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Published March 2nd, 2024 at 08:05 IST