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Sarba's effigy burnt

Alleging about the neglect and deprivation faced  by the Ahom community of Nazira constituency the Members of the All Assam Tai Ahom burnt effigies of BJP state president Sarbananda Sonowal and MP  Kamakhya Prashad Tasa in front of the Nazira BJP office.  They raised slogans against the party and held that due to a conspiracy between Sonowal and Tasa the Ahom community of Nazira remains depraved. Despite having the majority number of voters, candidates of Ahom descent never chanced to contest from Nazira constituency they added.

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