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Candle-light protest in Tangla against Dokmoka lynching

TANGLA: A candlelight rally expressing solidarity with the state wide protest against the ghastly incident at Panjuri Kachari village under Dokmoka Police Station in Karbi Anglong district,where two youths were brutally killed was taken out by the youths of Tangla town in Udalguri under the aegis of a local NGO Agan on Thursday evening.Youths in unison, irrespective of caste, creed and religion, took part in the silent march throughout the town. Cine actor, Pabitra Rabha and members of his theatre company Dapon took lead in the event. Addressing the gathering,Rabha condemning the barbaric killing of two youths said such incidents are fall-out of intolerance among the people."We need to listen to each other,feel the woes of others for a better society" said, Rabha. He further stated that the may the state in its history never witness such barbaric bloodshed and demanded stringent punishment for the culprits as per law. He said that we need to join hands in hands so that the justice prevails for the bereaved soul,and only then we can reserve the right of being the civilized human. The gathering called upon people to exercise restraint and appealed to all sections not to communalize the issue.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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