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International Day of World Indigenous People's Day celebrated

UDALGURI:  "We are now forced to feel that the very existence of indigenous population in India and particularly in Assam and other NE states is under severe threat from outsiders and illegal immigrants from the neighboring country." This was said by DR Nabla alias Ranjan Daimari, chairman of NDFB here at Udalguri town while addressing a congregation of indigenous people of Udalguri district on the occasion of Celebration of International Day of World's Indigenous Peoples on Thursday. The meeting to this effect was chaired by Dr. Prasenjit Daimari, principal of Tangla College and was addressed by Dr. Anjali Daimari, chairman of Boro Women's Justice Forum among many others. The celebration day was organised by the Boro Women's Justice Forum in collaboration with the Society for Indigenous People's Rights (SIPR).

                                          

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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