DAYS after signing a settlement agreement with the Government, 88 members of National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT-SD) surrendered here on Tuesday in the presence of Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb. “I welcome the surrendered members of NLFT who have chosen the path of obeying the Constitution of India and abjuring the path of violence for a peaceful living. Gov’t will extend all help to them according to rehabilitation policies for a smoothly living in the mainstream,” the Chief Minister tweeted. An NLFT (SD) member said he is hopeful that PM will do good for Tripura State.
“Eighty-eight members surrendered today. And with family, it was over 100. We want a good environment, schools and hospitals from the State. Each and every person wants peace. We left home just to fight for the indigenous people of the State,” he told ANI. “When Modi ji came forward to talk, we agreed to his appeal and talked with the Government and signed an agreement. We have seen the whole country is developing under the leadership of Modi ji,” he added.