88 militants belonging to the banned outfit National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT), Sabir Debbarma faction, have surrendered in Tripura’s Dhakai district.
The militants surrendered in presence of Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and his deputy Jishnu Debbarma in Ambassa today.
I welcome the surrendered members of NLFT who have chosen the path of obeying the constitution of India & abjuring the path of violence for a peaceful living.— Biplab Kumar Deb (@BjpBiplab) August 13, 2019
Gov't will extend all help to them according to rehabilitation policies for a smoothly living in the mainstream. pic.twitter.com/ETYtnR0mbE
On Sunday, a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) had been signed between NLFT (SD), Tripura Government and the Central Government, according to which the outfit has agreed to abjure the path of violence, join the mainstream and abide by the Constitution of India.
The surrendered cadres will be helped by the Tripura government in terms of housing, recruitment, education among others.