The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday resumed the peace-talks with pro-talk faction of United Liberation Front of Asom and two factions of National Democratic Front of Bodoland in Assam.
Informing that former director of Intelligence Bureau and newly appointed interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma chaired the tripartite talks with Ulfa rebels in Guwahati on Wednesday, security sources said that discussion with two factions of NDFB started on Thursday.
Though, home ministry officials were tight-lipped about the issues being discussed in the meeting which was attended by Ulfa chairman Arbinda Rajkhowa, Anup Chetia and other senior leaders of the outfit, security sources said that Ulfa has been insisting on amending the constitution to protect the rights and identity of the indigenous people of Assam. Pointing out that state government representatives were also present in the meeting, security sources said that NDFB chief Ranjan Daimary would also be attending the peace-talks. Daimary was also apprehended in Bangladesh and deported to India. He was released from judicial custody in Assam to start the peace-process.