KOKRAJHAR: Former general secretary of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) of Ranjan Daimary faction and secretary of Coordination Committee of Ex-NDFB factions, B. Onjalu alias Abhiram Basumatary on Friday warned the newly-floated United Liberation For Bodoland (ULB) to desist from taking the name of founder president of the NDFB in their charter of demands as they mentioned recently.
In a statement, B. Onjalu said it was unfortunate that the name of their founding president of former NDFB, Ranjan Daimary alias D. R. Nabla was mentioned as one of the demands of the ULB. "I think they tried to block the development of the legal process of his release from jail as well as the rehabilitation process of ex-NDFB. Therefore, through this statement I appeal to the ULB not to play a dirty game with our president's name," he said, adding that Daimary had dedicated his life for more than 34 years to protect and safeguard the Boro people and to free them from suppression, oppression, exploitation and domination by the so-called upper class societies. He said that instead of forming such an armed organization without proper objectives and value, he asked the ULB to come back to the path of development and called upon them to fight democratically if anything was left.
Onjalu said, "I also wanted to make it clear to Assam Police that we don't know who formed the ULB and what their objectives are. We have no relation with them. I also appeal to our ex-NDFB friends to focus on their development in the family and society as the government has assured to rehabilitate us soon and to carry out special recruitment drive." He also claimed that a high-level arrangement and discussion was going on to release the founder president of NDFB, D. R. Nabla from jail.