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Bhuyan took place on the eve of the state- level convention of MASS which had been scheduled for March 7. Other contradictions in the government's stand too abound. The arrests have taken place even while the governments at the centre. and the state are engaged in arriving at some accommodation with the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA). The three activists, and especially the two editors, are known to have provided a platform for a wide-ranging debate on the historical, political and social questions raised by the ULFA phenomenon. The. two papers have also been highly critical (sometimes, in this correspondent's opinion, in an unnecessarily shrill manner) of the 'compromising surrender' of those ULFA leaders who are presently holding 'talks about talks' in Delhi with union government leaders, specifically attacking the abandonment of the objective of Swadhin Asom that is implicit in these overtures to Delhi.

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