In a continuous efforts to reinstate peace in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, the Lekhapani Battalion of Indian Army, which also has a base at Miao in Changlang district, has been “thwarting every nefarious plans of insurgent groups active in the region”.  

The army forced surrender of 2 hardcore cadres of All Adivasi National Liberation Army (AANLA) on Tuesday.  

The surrendered militants are: Porimal Singh and Ram Kumar, both residents of Joypur. 

They have been members of the outfit since 2009.  

But after being in the outfit for more than a decade both the cadres decided to return to the mainstream. 

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The hardcore cadres surrendered before the army at Lekhapani police station with two pistols and 7 live rounds with AANLA identity cards. 

“These successful operations resonate strong resolve of Indian Army against nefarious plans of insurgent groups for a peaceful and prosperous North East,” a statement read. 

Avik Chakraborty

Avik Chakraborty is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dibrugarh. He can be reached at: