Why Delhi temporarily suspended hostilities against the ULFA
- As a goodwill gesture
- To persuade ULFA to respond favourably to the government initiative
- Civil society is pressurising ULFA to come to the negotiation table
- If no response, the army will act
It appears to be a tactical strategy on Delhi's part specially at a time when the ULFA stepped up its violence ahead of I-Day. The ULFA had also made a call to boycott all I-Day celebrations. In fact, between August 4 and 14, the ULFA had stepped up...