An awareness campaign against witch-hunting pledged to weed out the practice in Kokrajhar.
Speakers after speakers stressed active role of the civil society to make the people aware of the cancerous practice.
MLA Pramila Rani Brahma urged the government to formulate a set of stringent laws to deal with the practice. She also urged the students union like ABSU to take the lead against the social evil in Bodo society.
Kokrajhar SP Sunil Kumar said that around 60 people lost their lives only in the name of witchcraft in Kokrajhar district since 2011.
Kokrajhar DC Thaneswar Malakar urged the society to join hand in abolishing the social evil.
BTC executive member Sobharam Basumatary, Bodo Sahitya Sabha president Dr Kameswar Brahma, Kokrajhar SP Sunil Kumar and leaders of All Bodo Students Union(ABSU), All Rabha Studnets Union (ARSU), All Bodo Women Welfare Federation, Bodo Sahitya Sabha, local intellectuals, among others in the function organised by Kokrajhar District Administration.