GUHWATI: A tripartite peace agreement was signed between the Centre, Assam Government and eight tribal groups of Assam to end decade old crisis of tribals and tea garden workers. The tribal groups which signed the agreement include Birsa Commando Force, Adivasi People’s Army, All Adivasi National Liberation Army, Adivasi Cobra Military of Assam and Santhal Tiger Force.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah presided over the signing of the agreement in New Delhi yesterday. Terming this a historic day for the North East region, Mr. Shah said, several steps have been taken to ensure peace and development in the North East under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Shah said, the Centre is committed to resolve all border disputes between the North Eastern States and all disputes related to armed groups by 2024