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Former ULFA militants in poll fray

Two former ULFA militants are contesting in the first phase of Lok Sabha polls slated for April 7.

The Opposition Asom Gana Parishad has fielded Horiprasad Dihingia in Lakhimpur.  AGP is only the party to give a ticket to a former ULFA militant. He has cases pending against him under the TADA Act.
Another former ULFA militant Jiten Gogoi is contesting independently from Koliabor.

The former two time independent MLA also faces charges pending against him in the Additional Sessions Court of Golaghat.

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