[Assam] ULFA and Liberation

Nayanjyoti Medhi nayanjyoti.medhi at gmail.com
Tue May 29 10:58:29 PDT 2007


C Da,
Give me an instance when you have not failed to see the logic. In fact,
maybe that is the only thing you did not carry it with you when you went to
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Or maybe the American customs confiscated it?


On 5/29/07, Chan Mahanta <cmahanta at charter.net> wrote:
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>  Somehow Ram, I fail to see the logic. See my  replies to Mohan.
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> At 8:10 AM -0600 5/29/07, Ram Sarangapani wrote:
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> *>without the people's support,* continue to wreak havoc?
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> You don't mean the kind of support when one ulfa was lynched and the other
> captured by villagers who were upset over the ulfa's brave killing of an
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> To be fair, I think, at one time the ULFA did have some support in the
> rural areas. Those were the days when many of the folks in the rural areas
> could be bought over with a song and dance. There was even some
> Robinhoodism.
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> Today, a lot of the "support" comes probably from seeing the wrong end of
> a firearm. Even Robinhood is scarce. :)
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> But then we are just ordinary viewers!
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> --Ram
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> On 5/29/07,* Chan Mahanta* <cmahanta at charter.net> wrote:
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> >ULFA never seemed to have a dialogue with the common people. It is making
> its own unilateral decisions and implementing it with the power of the
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> *** Let me agree, for the sake of arguments, that your observation is
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> But HOW do you explain ULFA's ability to remain operational, in spite of
> repeated assurance by the governments past and present, of newspaper
> editorials, of securitywallas, of commentators like some of our
> assamnetters, of its impending demise and in spite of the overwhelmingly
> superior fire-power of Indian armed forces, CRPF and police? How is it that
> such fire-power has not been able to wipe ULFA out in this long quarter
> century, while the tiny , rag-tag ULFA,* without the people's support,*continue to wreak havoc?
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> At 9:19 AM -0400 5/29/07, Mohan R. Palleti wrote:
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> NM:
> your email was ver well said!
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>  Since ULFA is supposed to be the voice of the average assamese. It is
> pertinent to ask before ULFA does or say something, whether it has the
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> support of the very people it claims to be the champion of.
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> ULFA never seemed to have a dialogue with the common people. It is making
> its own unilateral decisions and implementing it with the power of the
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> gun. It is time that ULFA realises the harsh realities that without the
> whole hearted support of the people, it exists only in the fringes as a
> fear factor.
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> I appreciate that people are comming out and voicing their concerns. I
> would also appreciate if ULFA comes out of its hiding and does something
> for the betterment of society and stop any form of violence in the state.
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> Mohan R. Palleti
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> > Dear C Da,
> > Hope all is well at your end. It should be, you are not walking down the
> > blood (of your own relatives/ near and dear ones) soaked roads in
> guwahati
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> > tinsukia / dibrugarh / (Assam/Asom/Axom). I have not yet got any reply
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> > your end to my invitation. What i wanted to further suggest that why
> don't
> > you come down here for a while and enlighten us (stewpid kharkhowa
> > resident
> > asomiyas) with your ideas of a independent and liberated assam. you can
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> > rest assured, i will arrange everything here. Infact i am thinking of
> > organising a interactive get together of the families of the victims of
> > liberation struggle if only you would agree to come. Infact I would also
> > like to invite anyone else who would care to come and participate in
> this
> > thought of interaction. Then we can sit together and dicuss how many
> more
> > litres of blood will be required for full liberation of your beloved
> > motherland (i have not said our motherland because we don't matter. our
> > blood does not matter.). We can also discuss the inconsequential things
> > like
> > what we (you) will do about the the boundary of the motherland, what
> > treaties you conclude with Nagas, Hmars, Bodos, Deuries, Dimasas,china,
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> > myanmar, bangladesh, bhutan, india etc,
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> > Nayan
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> > P.S: Please fix a date for coming, so that everything can be arranged
> for
> > your convenience.
> >
> > On 5/28/07, Manoj Das < dasmk2k at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/details.asp?id=may2807/at01
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> >> ULFA-i jake take bumare urai thakile, kiba eta pabo..xeitoo hol raizor
> >> 'abhixhap'..
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> >>  On 5/27/07, Ram Sarangapani <assamrs at gmail.com> wrote:
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> >> > Thank you Manoj for the update and also about the poor girl from
> >> > Dhemaji. Ultimately and unfortunately, these are the innocent victims
> >> of
> >> > violence.
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> >> > --Ram da
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> >> > On 5/27/07, Manoj Das <dasmk2k at gmail.com> wrote:
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> >> > > Ramda
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> >> > > The girl has recovered, but her whole body was full of scars-result
> >> of
> >> > > 80% burns. Also saw the surviving girl from Dhemaji (kiba Kaman
> >> > > asile-Mishing girl). Her forehead had a woundmark about 1 inch deep
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> >> and 3
> >> > > inches wide. Coultnot sleep one whole night, after seeing that.
> >> Horrifying
> >> > > sight.
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> >> > > -manoj
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> >> > >  On 5/27/07, Ram Sarangapani <assamrs at gmail.com > wrote:
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Hi Manoj
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> >> > > > I remember that incident very well. It is indeed poignant. I hope
> >> > > > that little girl was somehow been able to pick up the pieces and
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> >> carry on.
> >> > > > The Athgaon incident and other such incidents in Assam have
> >> nothing to do
> >> > > > with "liberation" but all to do with insurgents trying scare the
> >> common
> >> > > > people into their ways.
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> >> > > > If people took care to go into the histories of Cambodia, Laos or
> >> > > > even Nigargua (Managua) - similar tactics were employed to cow
> >> down a
> >> > > > population which basically wanted to be left alone.
> >> > > > It is lucky, that India is a big country and insurgents, even
> >> after
> >> > > > all these years, form the fringe. So, such a situation cannot
> >> develop in
> >> > > > Assam.
> >> > > >
> >> > > > -- Ram da
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> >> > > >
> >> > > >  On 5/27/07, Manoj Das < dasmk2k at gmail.com > wrote:
> >> > > >
> >> > > > >  It's sad that innocent people suffer in the all such cases.
> Our
> >> > > > > condolences to the sufferers. It could be anyone, and they have
> >> nothing to
> >> > > > > do with liberation, oppression or anything.
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> >> > > > > Some years back an Assamese family lost 5 family members in
> >> > > > > Delhi's Saroniji Nagar bomb blast. Mr. Apurba Sarma of Nagaon,
> >> working in a
> >> > > > > bank came for a vacation with his sister-in-law's family. Mr.
> >> Sarma went to
> >> > > > > buy some sweets, and the other members were having 'aloo
> chaat',
> >> when the
> >> > > > > bomb ripped through. 5 of them were pulverised instantly, three
> >> badly burnt.
> >> > > > > We went to see his recuperating survivors at Safdarjung
> >> Hospital. His
> >> > > > > youngest daughter was in ICU and wanted to be with her mother.
> >> Mother and
> >> > > > > elder sister were no more, and who could break the news to her?
> >> It was heart
> >> > > > > rendering. Mr Sarma's life was devasted in a second's time.
> Just
> >> a second
> >> > > > > before that moment it was full of life and fun, a moment later
> >> it was all
> >> > > > > gone.
> >> > > > >
> >> > > > > -mkd
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> >> > > > > On 5/27/07, Nayanjyoti Medhi < nayanjyoti.medhi at gmail.com >
> >> wrote:
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> >> > > > > > Dear C da,
> >> > > > > > I would like to invite you to Assam/Asom/axom (Athgaon, Fancy
> >> > > > > > Bazaar/Abroad the Brahmaputra Mail). The weather is really
> >> great. Red is the
> >> > > > > > Colour of the day. It feels really good when you take a walk
> >> down the
> >> > > > > > Bazaars. Tommorow is Guwahati Bandh. I'm sure you have not
> >> enjoyed a Bandh
> >> > > > > > for a long time. i suppose it does not happen there in UNITED
> >> STATES OF
> >> > > > > > AMERICA. So why don't you accept my invitation and come down
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> >> for a prolonged
> >> > > > > > visit. I will surely take you everywhere. Will show you where
> >> the bomb
> >> > > > > > blasts occured. Will even take you to talk with the family of
> >> the victims.
> >> > > > > > You can even tell them how lucky they are to have given their
> >> beloved ones
> >> > > > > > for liberation. If you are lucky, we might even be eye
> witness
> >> to a few
> >> > > > > > bombings and see the RED oozing out of humanity.
> >> > > > > >
> >> > > > > > Regards
> >> > > > > >
> >> > > > > > Nayan
> >> > > > > >
> >> > > > > >
> >> > > > > >  On 5/27/07, Jyotirmoy Sharma < jsharma at iinet.net.au > wrote:
> >> > > > > > >
> >> > > > > > > This is what I feel should happen in Assam:
> >> > > > > > > President' Rule be imposed on Assam.
> >> > > > > > > ULFA given a strict deadline by which to surrender and come
> >> > > > > > > for talks.
> >> > > > > > > Bangladesh also given a deadline by which they should
> >> destroy
> >> > > > > > > and
> >> > > > > > > hand over anti India insurgents lodged in their territory.
> >> > > > > > > In the failure of the above, India launches a full scale
> >> > > > > > > offensive on
> >> > > > > > > ULFA  in NE as well as inside Bangladesh territory.
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> >> > > > > > > If the World reacts, it will be a good fortune for India.
> >> > > > > > > India has
> >> > > > > > > enough evidence of how terrorists are striking India from
> >> > > > > > > across the
> >> > > > > > > border and how Bangladesh is offering a safe sanctuary to
> >> > > > > > > these groups.
> >> > > > > > > India should come out of it's puppet like spineless
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> >> existence.
> >> > > > > > > If it
> >> > > > > > > wants to be a superpower in the next 2 decades it should
> >> > > > > > > behave like
> >> > > > > > > one. What is the use of spending so much of national wealth
> >> on
> >> > > > > > > defense if it can't even protect it's own borders. Look at
> >> > > > > > > Israel, it
> >> > > > > > > launched a full scale offensive against Lebanon to rescue 2
> >> of
> >> > > > > > > it's
> >> > > > > > > soldiers from Hezbollah.
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> >> > > > > > >
> >> > > > > > > On 27/05/2007, at 7:06 AM, Chan Mahanta wrote:
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> >> > > > > > > >>  >Should a Govt continue in business if a group of a few
> >> > > > > > > thousand
> >> > > > > > > > ( <3000)  can hold the state to ransom with their
> cowardly
> >> > > > > > > tactics?
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> >> > > > > > > > *** Good question. Should  it?  I would not even go into
> >> the
> >> > > > > > > choice
> >> > > > > > > > of adjectives here.
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> >> > > > > > > > And if not, what should be done and who should ?
> >> > > > > > > >
> >> > > > > > > > Finally, HOW will that be stopped? WHO will do that ?
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> >> > > > > > > > At 6:08 PM +0800 5/26/07, Jyotirmoy Sharma wrote:
> >> > > > > > > >> Just as we talk the cowards have struck again in Fancy
> >> > > > > > > Bazar,
> >> > > > > > > >> Guwahati.
> >> > > > > > > >> Should a Govt continue in business if a group of a few
> >> > > > > > > thousand
> >> > > > > > > >> ( <3000)  can hold the state to ransom with their
> >> cowardly
> >> > > > > > > tactics?
> >> > > > > > > >> JS
> >> > > > > > > >>
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> >> > > > > > --
> >> > > > > > Nayanjyoti Medhi
> >> > > > > > Advocate
> >> > > > > > Gauhati High Court
> >> > > > > >
> >> > > > > > Chamber:
> >> > > > > > Satya Bora Lane, Dighalipukhuri East
> >> > > > > > Guwahati-781001, Assam
> >> > > > > >
> >> > > > > > Residence:
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> >> > > > > > 8, Chandan Nagar Bye Lane-2
> >> > > > > > Basistha Road, Guwahati-28
> >> > > > > > Assam
> >> > > > > >
> >> > > > > > Phone:
> >> > > > > > +91 361 2416960
> >> > > > > > +91 94350 43007
> >> > > > > > +91 99547 13443
> >> > > > > >
> >> > > > > > Email:
> >> > > > > > nayanjyoti.medhi at gmail.com
> >> > > > > > nayan_5 at hotmail.com
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> > --
> > Nayanjyoti Medhi
> > Advocate
> > Gauhati High Court
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> > Chamber:
> > Satya Bora Lane, Dighalipukhuri East
> > Guwahati-781001, Assam
> >
> > Residence:
> > 8, Chandan Nagar Bye Lane-2
> > Basistha Road, Guwahati-28
> > Assam
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> > Phone:
> > +91 361 2416960
> > +91 94350 43007
> > +91 99547 13443
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> > Email:
> > nayanjyoti.medhi at gmail.com
> > nayan_5 at hotmail.com
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-- 
Nayanjyoti Medhi
Advocate
Gauhati High Court

Chamber:
Satya Bora Lane, Dighalipukhuri East
Guwahati-781001, Assam

Residence:
8, Chandan Nagar Bye Lane-2
Basistha Road, Guwahati-28
Assam

Phone:
+91 361 2416960
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Email:
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