Gogoi also claimed credit for bringing to the mainstream several militant groups under the Unified Command Structure.
Tiger population in NE hills and Brahmaputra flood plains has increased to 201 in 2014 from 148.
The show cause notice was issued on January 13 by the central government under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal.
He said his government will not implement the amended Act by the Centre.
The militants of the NDFB(S), including an IED expert, were nabbed from Panbari Forest area, IGP L R Bishnoi said.
The Assam State Jamiat Ulama headed by AIUDF president Badruddin Ajmal sought an unconditional apology from it.
Villagers say these were inseparable from Assamese culture and tradition associated with Bhogali Bihu.
The occasion was a Hindu sammelan and yajna during which achievers in various fields were honoured.
The militants were apprehended in the joint operation by police, SSB and CRPF yesterday.
Man identified as Jwblang – self-styled platoon commander of the outfit’s Kokrajhar platoon – was killed at Indo-Bhutan border.
Two of the eight NDFB(S) militants were directly involved in simultaneous attacks that killed 81.
Chief minister Tarun Gogoi will inaugurate the festival in the Nehru Stadium.
At present, nearly 1.4 lakh people are staying at 68 relief camps in Kokrajhar.
Assam is now into its 22nd year of being continuously declared a “disturbed area.”
The Army Chief interacted with commanders to obtain a first-hand perspective of the operations on ground.
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