GUWAHATI: The untold life story of Paresh Baruah, commander-in-chief of the United Liberation Front of Asom – Independent (ULFA-I) has been put in writing by prominent Assam scribe Biju Kumar Deka. It is going to be launched on April 28 in Guwahati city.
The book named “Bidroh, Biplov Aaru Paresh Baruah” will shed light on many untold stories — including the murder case of veteran journalist Parag Kumar Das.
“The book has been written on the basis of material collected during three months of interview with the commander-in-chief of ULFA-I. It is consists of 616 pages and will definitely reveal many untold stories,” author Biju Kumar Deka told InsideNE.
“Must say it was a very interesting conversation with PB throughout,” Deka expressed further.
The book will also uncover the mysteries such as Paresh Baruah’s war with the Burmese army, and also reveal confidential information such as from where ULFA-I import their highly specialized weapons.
The stories behind the kidnapping of Sanjoy Ghosh, extreme punishment that had been served for Ratul Kataki and Abani Dutta, the murder case of Hirakjyoti Mahanta, will also be revealed for the first time in this book.
ULFA-I is an armed organization established on April 7, 1979, in Sivasagar and seeks an independent Assam. The Government of India declared them a terrorist outfit in the year of 1990.
Recently, ULFA-I has been making headlines for abducting three employees of ONGC from a rig site in Sivagar as confirmed by GP Singh, the Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order), Assam.
Last year, on December 21, ULFA-I and NSCN-K jointly abducted two employees of Quippo, a Delhi-based oil and gas company, for ransom. Though ULFA-I has released both of them earlier this month, unharmed.
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