Centre, Assam ink pact with Karbi-Anglong ultra groups
The Times of India Delhi|September 05, 2021
Under Peace Deal, Govt To Spen ₹1,000Cr Over 5 Yrs For Development

New Delhi/Guwahati: A tripartite peace accord was inked on Saturday by representatives of the Centre, Assam government and five Karbi-Anglong groups, as part of which 1,000 armed cadres have abjured violence and joined the mainstream.

The Centre and Assam government shall release a Rs 1,000-crore Special Development Package over the next five years for undertaking specific projects for the development of Karbi areas. The agreement assures greater devolution of autonomy to the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council without affecting the territorial and administrative integrity of Assam and protection of identity, language and culture of the Karbi people.

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