Guwahati, May 16 (ANI): The Paresh Barua led anti-talk faction of ULFA is showing no signs of joining the Arabinda Rajkhowa led ULFA committee for peace talks with the Centre instead it is continuing with its unlawful activities in the region.
On April 27, Kumud Chandra Kachari, the chief executive member of Thengal Kachari Autonomous Council, received a letter of extortion from the anti talk faction of ULFA demanding Rs 10 lakhs.
Soon after a member of the outfit identifying himself as Bijit Gogoi, called Kachari and set a deadline of May 6 for the payment.
Kachari refused to pay and lodged a complaint with the police.
"Straightaway I told them, that not a single paisa I would give to you. And whatever they want to do, they can do it. I told them that they could execute their activities and do it," Kachari said.
Thengal Kachari Autonomous Council was formed in November 17, 2005 and has 22 members. It consists of 22 constituencies and five districts, which are Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Lakhimpur, Golaghat and Jorhat. (ANI)
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