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AAGSU torch rally in memorium of Bhimajuli massacre

The All Assam Gorkha Students’ Union (AAGSU) the apex students’ body of Gorkhas of Assam last evening took out a mass candle light torch rally today in memory of the Bhimajuli killings and prayers for speed recovery of those injured in the violence through out Assam. In the capital city Guwahati the Kamrup Dist. Committee along with the office bearers of AAGSU central committee took to street with candle in hands at 6pm from the historic Nepali Mandir premises. Flagging off the rally by lighting a earthen lamp and offering prayers to all the deceased and injured Dil Bahadur Limboo President; AAGSU condemned the most inhuman act of violence in Bhimajuli that claimed as many as 14 lives that left some hundred in feared state of mind when National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants indiscriminately fired on houses of the people on October 4. Unfortunately 8 out of 14 killed were Gorkhas so the AAGSU is organizing a SAMUHIK ARYA SHRADHA on October 25 for all 14 killed at Bhimajuli Sonitpur. Condoling the death of Bhimajuli massacre and after offering prayers for quick and complete recovery of those injured in the incident the rally started off silently through Md. Shah Road Paltan Bazar to ASTC circle back to Nepali Mandir. The ruling Congress MLA for Pub Guwahati constituency Captain Robin Bordoloi also joined the rally. Members of Volunteer Cell of AAGSU maintained traffic and discipline through out the peace rally. More than 550 students, elders, man, women and children walked through the streets with candle in hands even surrounding traders, shopkeepers, vegetable & milk vendors also joined the rally. The Nagarik Unnayan Samitee under Platan Bazar police station also had joined the rally. All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and other students’ organizations of Assam also extended support.

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Youth Activist and Social Entrepreneur, Strategic Communicator, Aspiring Parliamentarian Managing Trustee @ Dewan&Sons, Independent Journalist


Kamal Pradhan's picture

Thanks Nanda for the news we in delhi too had raised greviance through protest at Jantar Mantar.
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