Skip to content Skip to navigation

ABSU protests in Kokrajhar, Chirang

Protest continued in Lower Assam as well in the state against killing of Priya Basumatary, a Class X student by NDFB(S). Hundreds of students, activists and commoners participated in silent protests in the twin districts of Kokrajhar and Chirang today. The All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU), Chirang District Committee staged a silent rally covering their mouths with black cloth pieces at Kajalgaon while commoners and civic organizations brought out a peace rally at Runikata in protest against the killing of Priya Basumatary at Dwimuguri on Wednesday last. ABSU meanwhile termed the killing as inhuman and said that it occurred due to security lapse of the government.

ABSU President Promod Boro demanded strict steps against militants in the state. The ABSU Kokrajhar District Committee also carried out a candle light rally this evening in Kokrajhar town in protest against the killing of Priya Basumatary. The rally commenced from the office of the ABSU Kokrajhar Regional office along JD Road and proceeded through the main town before it dispersed.

Add new comment

Random Stories

Assam: a victim of fruitless publicity

13 Jan 2011 - 4:48am | Daya Nath Singh
Reacting to some recent announcements by Assam Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi, one of his critics said, ‘If assurances, promises, advertisements and laying of foundation stones are the signs of...

ST status: Govt facing wrath

24 Mar 2015 - 8:54pm | AT News
Six ethnic communities are up in arms against the Centre and state government after their demand for ST status was turned down citing lack of required criteria.The All Assam Tai Ahom Students Union...

Employees of Guwahati based news channel Prime News

JFA expresses grave concern at news channel closure

6 Oct 2013 - 2:41pm | AT News
Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) has expressed grave concern at the shut down of Prime News by its management leaving more than 170 employees including journalists jobless. Extending supports to...