Karbi is a major ethnic community, mainly found in the northeastern state of Assam. It is the principal indigenous community in the Karbi Anglong district and West Karbi Anglong district in Assam, which are administered by the Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution. The community linguistically belong to the Tibeto-Burman group.
In a bid to cease the years of violence in the Karbi Anglong district, a tripartite agreement was signed between the central government, Assam government and five insurgent groups. During the signing of the agreement, around 1,000 cadres of more than 5 organisations have surrendered their weapons. These individuals will be rehabilitated by the government.


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