Flags of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom, Independent, ULFA-I were found in different parts of Assam, in front of education institutions on the outfit’s ‘Pratibad Divas’ (Protest Day) on November 28th, 2019.
In Golaghat district the outfit’s flag was spotted near Rangajan daily market. In Kaki, the flag was standing tall in front of No 1 Kaki Junior College gate. The college is located a few meters to the Kali Police Station. The flags were spotted by locals and the police were intimated immediately. The flags were accordingly removed.
The outfit has been observing November 28th as Protest Day ever since ULFA was declared a banned outfit.
It may be mentioned that the outfit was founded on April 7th, 1979 in Upper Assam’s Sivasagar district by its C-in-C Paresh Baruah, Arabinda Rajkhowa, Anup Chetia and so on. The rebel organization’s purpose was to engage in an armed struggle to form a socialist Assam.
Inputs: Rajib Karmakar, Biswajit