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ULFA are petty criminals without morals: Governor

January 07, 2007 19:20 IST

Assam Governor Lieutenant General (Retired) Ajai Singh on Sunday came down heavily on United Liberation Front of Asom militants branding them as a "group of petty criminals without morals indulging in unlawful activity," a day after the killing of 56 migrants, mostly from Bihar, by militants in the state.

"This cowardly act (killing of Hindi-speaking people) once again confirms the fact that they are not a revolutionary organisation as claimed by them but at best are a group of petty criminals." Singh said in a statement in Guwahati.

Condemning the massacre which "singled out peace-loving and hard working community of our society", the Governor said, "ULFA which claims to be the sentinel of Assamese culture, have by this act of cowardice not only brought shame to the state and its society but at the same time have displayed that they can stoop to any level to serve their own ends."

"If they think that by violence they can sabotage holding of the National Games then my government would go to any extent to ensure that the games are staged befitting the dignity and pride of the state of Assam," he said.

Singh appealed to society to condemn the activities of "this malicious organisation."

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Sub: ULFA are a petty criminal organization

ULFA from its genesis in 1978 , in the heart of Gauhati university, is involved in terrorising people. They , no doubt , had worn ...

Posted by ashutosh chandra roy


ULFA\\\'s massacre against Hindi speaking ppl who were mostly innocent were the reaction of Indian Govt\\\'s erogant mentality for peace talk with ULFA. Besides it ...

Posted by Soumen

Sub: Treat ULFA like petty criminals then

Just words are not enough Mr. Governer. This is not first time it happens. Politics has caused more harm to the state of BIHAR than ...

Posted by Lalit Jha

Sub: ULFA r criminal

Yes ULFA Is criminel they have no moral this is known to 1.govt 2. media. general public, but why they have given freemovment to do ...

Posted by kkchiring

Sub: Henious and cowardice act

It could not be worse than these. There is no morale left in Ulfa now. Killing the innocent migrants from the same country..what are they ...

Posted by Shivam