In the presence of Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah, a tripartite Memorandum of Settlement between Government of India, Government of Assam and representatives of Dimasa National Liberation Army/Dimasa Peoples’ Supreme Council (DNLA/DPSC) was signed in New Delhi today. Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chief Minister, Assam and senior officers from Union Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government of Assam were present on the occasion.
The Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah said that this agreement is another significant milestone towards making North-East insurgency-free by 2024 and fulfilling the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of a peaceful and prosperous North East. He said that this agreement will put a complete end to the insurgency and with this, there are no more armed groups in Assam today.
Shri Amit Shah said that the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has put forward the vision of a terror-free, violence-free and developed Northeast before the country and the Ministry of Home Affairs is moving forward in this direction under the guidance of Prime Minister Modi. He said that under the agreement, the representatives of DNLA have agreed to abjure violence, surrender all arms and ammunition, disband their armed organization, vacate all camps occupied by DNLA cadres and join the peaceful democratic process as established by the law. As a result of this agreement, over 168 cadres of DNLA are joining the mainstream by laying down their arms.