Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, on Tuesday evening, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. 

The Assam chief minister who is in New Delhi on a three-day tour called on PM Narendra Modi to discuss ‘future plans’ of the state. 

He also apprised the Prime Minister on progress of various central and state welfare programs in Assam. 

“… updated him on progress of various central and state welfare programs, future plans in Assam. I also apprised Hon PM on steps being taken to intensify Covid vaccination coverage,” Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said. 

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However, there is no update yet on the issues like the proposed talks with the Paresh Baruah-led ULFA-Independent and the Naga Peace Process, which were likely to be discussed by Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma during his meeting with PM Modi. 

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Earlier during the Independence Day celebrations, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had appealed ULFA-I chief Paresh Baruah to come forward to the negotiating table for the dialogue process. 

On the other hand, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is also the convenor of NEDA (Northeast Democratic Alliance) was also likely to discuss the issue of Naga Peace Talks during his meetings.  

The Naga Peace Process seems to have hit a roadblock once again, after the NSCN-IM recently in a strongly worded statement said that talks with the new central interlocutor AK Mishra failed to live up to the hype created and been unable to resolve Naga demands for a separate flag and a constitution. 


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