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Former BLT chairman remembered

Bir Chilagang Basumatary, founder chairman of now defunct  Bodo Liberation Tiger (BLT), who revolt with arms for the separate state of Bodoland within India was remembered on his 18th death anniversary at his burial place Bir Chilagang Puri at Bongshigaon today in Kokrajhar.

Irrespective of organization, party and local people thronged to paid floral tribute at the  emetery of Basumatary at Bongshigaon,was organized by Bir Chilagang Martyrs Tomb Development Committee, Bongshigaon of Kokrajhar district.

Ramani Basumatary, widow of Basumatary paid rich floral tribute to the tomb followed leaders from various organisations. Basumatary survived by wife,two sons and a daughter.

BTC executive members Rajib Brahma,Doneswar Goyary,Rajendra Nath Brahma,secretary of Bodo sahitya sabha,leaders from ABSU,BPF,Tribal Sangha,ABWWF paid tribute to Bsaumatary and observed condolence in memory of Basumatary for his departed soul.

Basumatary was the founder chairman of the then Bodoland Liberation Tiger (BLT) who revolt with arms for the separate state of Bodoland within India,was born on 1st February, 1959 and expired on June 28, 1997 due to prolonged illness.

BTC executive member Doneswar Goyary recalled contributions of Basumatary on his death anniversary who had struggled with arms for the cause of separate of Bodoland in Assam.The BTC administration was working for the remembrance of Chilangang among society.

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Reporting from Kokrajhar

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