On July 23, a similar blast by suspected ULFA
militants near a police station in Goalpara had claimed one life and injured three including a child.
He said Chetia, who was kept at a "division ward" meant for socially privileged inmates under jail code, also wanted the repatriation of two fellow detained ULFA
leaders, Laxmiprasad Goswami and Babul Sharma, who were kept in a separate prison in Bangladesh.
Only last month, ULFA
had submitted to the Indian Government its "charter
However, he maintained constant contact with ULFA
leaders in Bhutan and Nepal including its military wing chief Paresh Barua.
We have got only one letter from an ULFA
leader expressing willingness for talks,'' Mr Gogoi told reporters here.
After Friday's surrender, the only senior ULFA
leader at large is Paresh Baruah, a military commander.
, which will mark its 30th founding anniversary on Tuesday, has used violence in the past three decades to press for the independence of Assam from India.
A deal has been reached to extradite the ULFA
has adopted a partisan attitude as it is issuing threats to the Congress alone and not to the BJP and AGP," chief minister Tarun Gogoi said.
has called for a boycott of the games and threatened to disrupt them.
22 ( ANI ):Once a hardcore ULFA
leader, Hira Sarania, who is now a part of the pro-talks group, has decided to be a part of the democratic system.
It is the second time Gauhati has been attacked in a week and Singh said that the police had recently gained information that ULFA
were planning an attack in the area.