SILCHAR: Hmar People's Convention (Democratic) which is fighting for full-fledged autonomous council in Mizoram on the pattern of Chakmas and Maras is unhappy with the grant of a limited autonomous council, though a faction of it has accepted it. Presently, the once terror spreading outfit is split into groups, losing much of its power and dominance. It is now content with issuing statements to assert and exert itself to make its presence felt. In a statement issued just after the border imbroglio in which innocent border residents of Assam and the killing of a person at Lyllapur village, Intiaz Ali Laskar, Capt Aron K Hmar, HPC (D) Cachar zone while strongly condemning the killing has warned of appropriate action to avenge the killing of Intiaz Ali Laskar at any given time.
Calling it a barbaric act of cowardice by Mizo miscreants, Self-styled Captain has called on the governments of Assam and Mizoram to take all steps to nab the culprits, provide security to vulnerable sections of people living on border areas under the shadow of fear and panic and prevent recurrence of such incidents. The killing of innocent bamboo and wood cutters, the statement further adds, by miscreants of Mizoram is designed to disturb social harmony and create panic among the civilians on Cachar-Kolasib border. Capt Aron K Hmar has introduced himself as secretary, information and publicity, armed wing, HPC (D).