Skip to content Skip to navigation

Pre poll violence claims 1, injured 6

Violence created resented among common publics where a BPF supporter lost live and other 6 received serious injuries late last night ahead two day of council election at East Dubinjhora area in Kokrajhar.

The incident took place at East Dubinjhora under Kokrajhar police station following supporters both from BPF and PCDR met a clash in the area late last night around 9 pm. 

A group of over hundreds supporters from PCDR rushed the BPF camp at Alufarm at East Dubinjhora village and attacked with lathi and sharp weapons where one person did and six others sustained injured, told one of injure person who is taking treatment at hospital. 

The deceased has been identified as Dilip Boro @Keteng (35) an ex BLT member. The injured were immediately rushed to MRM hospital. 

They have been identified as Daoharu Brahma, Swmkhwr Rabha, Ratan Narzary, Amar Kumar Basumatary, Biswambar Brahma and Samaren Narzary

BPF strongly condemned the incident and demanded nab of involved culprits. BPF alleged that PCDR was involved with incident. 

Former minister Pramila Rani Brahma condemned there incident and demanded culprits should be nabbed. 

Meanwhile, PCDR has denied the allegations involving with incident said that it was a unwanted incident ahead council poll. 

Rabiram Narzary, BPPF president and adviser of PCDR condemned the incident and demanded culprits should be booked. He has appealed all sections of communities to maintain peace and harmony in the region.

Author info

Hantigiri Narzary's picture

Reporting from Kokrajhar

Add new comment

Random Stories

Drama to tribute Bhupen Hazarika staged

4 Apr 2012 - 1:51pm | trishnalineog
Though the voice of Assam, Axom Ratna Dr Bhupen Hazarika is not with us physically but he is ever alive in the mind and heart of every Assamese. Gandharba, institute of acting and music of Maligaon,...

Devastating fire at Furkating:

23 Oct 2015 - 3:42pm | Siddhartha Handique
Amidst the puja celebrations, a pall of gloom was seen at Furkating area of Golaghat on Tuesday. In the super market complex of Furkating a fire broke out at midnight and spread to three...

Statewide heat of land swap deal

5 May 2015 - 10:22am | AT News
Both Congress and BJP seem to have been feeling the heat of the Indo-Bangladesh land deal to be raised in parliament soon for rectification.Many parties and organizations across the state came to the...