Tuesday, March 29, 2005

INDIA: United Liberation Front of Assam [ULFA] - A Deviated Movement?

Adopting extra constitutional means to protect the socio-economic ecology of Assam, ULFA leaders raised the issue of Assamese nationalism and gave it a militant and radical turn. They maintained that India's national mainstream had no meaning when the country's leadership failed to meet the aspiration of their people. They argued that independent political power was the only option for the organised ethnic group of this State that remained in seclusion for centuries. For them ethical solution to socio-economic and socio-political malady could be possible only through revolutionary changes it could be evolved only by independent political power............More