The All Bodo Students Union(ABSU) observed anti-terrorism day coinciding the 18th death anniversary of Jwhwlao Swmbla Basumatary, former president of the students union at Basugaon Goybari on Wednesday with day long programme in Chirang district.
Promod Boro,president of the ABSU said that the students union has been observing anti-terrorism day on the death day of Jwhwlao Swmbla Basumatary, the former president of ABSU was gunned down by militants on July 30, 1996. He said the union is against any kind of anti-social activities and does not support anti-social activities as it destroys the society as a whole instead of good. He said its high time to differentiate the wrong path from the right path and to take larger steps to build up a clean society for the survival and security of the Bodo Community.
The students union leader said the objective of observing the anti-terrorism day is to create awareness among the people about terrorism, to stop terrorism and stand against terrorism and to bring peace and harmony in the society.
Boro expressing concern over the prevailing law and order situation in the BTAD region said that it is very unfortunate that extortions, kidnappings in going on and on rise creating an unhealthy environment
in the region and said terrorism must be stopped among society. He urged the organizations and groups involved to shun the path of violence and help in creating a healthy environment.
Mrinal Gohain,North Eastern Regional General Manager of Action Aid attended the programme as the chief guest and lauded the role of the students union for working in combating anti-terrorism in the society.
Earlier in the morning Bhanumati Basumatary,widow of late Basumatary paid floral tribute to Basumatary while Promod Boro,ABSU president hoisted union flag in presence of huge gathering.
A signature campaign against anti-terrorism was also carried out,besides organised of a blood donation camp in connection with the programme.