The mob attack on Rumi Nath brewed an orgy of violent in Barak valley on Sunday where at least 10 people have been injured. Police resorted to lathicharge when supporters of the MLA enforced a 12 hour bandh in the Barak valley. Tension is simmering in Barak Valley over the assault of the MLA and her second husband Jacky Zakir as violence was reported from several areas.
Five persons suspected to have been involved in the attack on the woman MLA have been arrested from in Karimganj. Bandh supporters in large number pelted stones and damaged two buses of the Assam State Transport Corporation in Karimganj. Eight minority organisations, including Ahl-e-Sunnat, called for a 12-hour bandh in Hailakandi district on Sunday.
The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU), National Democratic Front of Boroland (P) and Peoples Joint Action Committee for Boroland Movement (PJACBM) carried out a Maha Rally in New Delhi on Tuesday with traditional community attire, beginning from Rajghat to Jantar Mantar via Parliament Street on demand of Bodoland and political right to the Bodos living outside the proposed Bodoland area.
Thousands of student activists and supporters from different organizations joined hands with banner, placards in the Maha Rally and shouted slogans demanding early creation and solving of long standing pending demand of separate Bodoland issue through political dialogue.
An information letter was submitted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through the Maha Rally seeking early solving of Bodoland issue along with ensuring political right to the Bodos living outside the proposed Bodoland area protect, preserve and safeguard the identity of the Boro and other tribal people with language, culture and tradition by creating Bodoland state.
To facilitate the children of Dima Hasao, a backward district of the State of Assam to experience rich cultural heritage and custom of country and also to give exposure to children with a message for peace and development of the country, the Army has organised an excursion trip to Kolkata, Pune & Hyderabad for school children of NC Hills (Assam)
The trip was flagged off from Hatikhali by Brig Ashim Kohli, Cdr 44 Mtn Bde on January 2. The excursion was undertaken as “Military Civic Action” programme under “Operation Sadbhavana” of “Red Shield Division”. As many as twenty children as a part of excursion trip would be visiting to historical places including Aquatica/Nicco Park, Science City, Howrah Bridge,Millennium Park, Trekking at Singarh Fort, AGS Mall, Aagha Khan Place, Kelker Museum, NDA, Ramoji Film City, Laser show at Lumbini Park, Hyderabad Public School, Oakridge International School, High tech City, Golconda Fort to including light & Sound show, Alipur Zoo & cosmic thrills at Birla Planetarium. Etc.
Hunmili Teronpi, present Project Director of DRDA Karbi Anglong, an Assam Civil Service cadre along with Dr. Badan Chandra Chandra Kro distinguished physician of Assam has been nominated as best Karbi women and Best Karbi man for the year 2010. A clandestine illustrious jury deputed by Karbi Riso Adorbar, Karbi Students Association and Karbi So-Arlo Amei, made the choice on the basis of opinion survey from all across the district. The result was announced the three premier social organization of the district are coordinating the event since 2003.