By- Staff Reporter | Date- May 10, 2012
The covert support and links between the ULFA and Maoists is nothing new. However, in a rare of its kind, the outlawed ULFA of Assam extended moral support to the Maoists and sympathy by condemning the killing of four Maoist cadres in a police encounter at Sadia in Tinsukia district.
In an email sent to Times of Assam, ULFA Supremo Paresh Asom alias Paresh Baruah stated that although his outfit and the Maoists have difference in ideology, they share the common aim of overthrowing the current system of Indian Governance and creating a new society. He also condemned the dual nature of Government while dealing with the Maoists, as top leaders of the red army was being released in certain states while Assamese youths of the outfit were being killed brutally.
It is to be mentioned that the Maoists have already agreed to alliance with several armed outfits of the North East and is believed to have strengthened its base in the region.