IMPHAL, Dec 22: The Central Committee, UNLF has expressed it’s deep sorrow at the sudden demise of Bhimkanta Buragohain popularly known as “Mama’, a political visionary and founder member of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), stated a press release of the outfit.
It has further stated that all through-out his 83 years of fruitful life, `Mama` Buragohain devoted and worked tirelessly towards the emancipation of the Assamese people from Indian Colonial yoke.
From incarceration in different Indian jails after his arrest by join forces of Royal Bhutan Army and Indian Occupation Forces, he was released recently. He believed that the aspiration and destiny of Assamese people lies only in its` sovereignty and independence. His sudden demise will leave a void in the struggle not only for Asom but for the entire region as well, the release added.