China refused plea for help from northeast insurgents -The Hindu-25-09-2020
The affidavit, filed by the government before the tribunal said the United National Liberation Front of West of South East Asia (UNLFWSEA), had taken a resolution “to take assistance from a third nation” to achieve their goal.
UNLFWSEA is a Myanmar-based conglomerate of banned outfits such as the NSCN-K, ULFA-I, NDFB-S and KLO.
The conglomerate was formed in 2015.
UNLFW first preferred China to seek for assistance.
Upon China’s refusal, as an alternative, UNLFWSEA looked for establishing nexus with Pakistan.
It was learnt that Pakistan (ISI) was providing all sorts of assistance to outfit groups fighting against India. However, their plan could not be executed.
The Assam Government has informed a UAPA tribunal that major extremist outfits of the northeast had contacted Chinese authorities for assistance in their fight against India, but the Chinese had refused to provide assistance.
The tribunal was constituted under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) after the Union Home Ministry extended the ban on the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) in November 2019 for five years.
The tribunal upheld the ban and declared NDFB an unlawful association for a period of five years.