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Udalguri bandh on July 10

The Udalguri district committee of All Assam Gorkha Students' Union (AAGSU) has called 12 hour Udalguri district bandh on July 10 demanding immediate arrest of the miscreants involved in the damaging the statue of great Indian freedom fighter Major Swahid Durga Malla at Khowrang in Udalguri district on the fateful night of Wednesday. This was made known to the media persons by the AAGSU Udalguri district committee.

It is to be noted that unidentified miscreants damaged the statue measuring about 15 feet in height by breaking the bronze figure of the Major Malla who was a devoted soldier of the Azad Hind Fouz who was later captured by the British army and was hanged to death .  The bronze statue of the martyr was installed at Khowrang by the Gorkha Development Council on August 25 in 2016. Meanwhile, Udalguri district committees of AAGSU,Assam Gorkha Sammelan, Assam Nepali Sahitya Sabha ,BTAD Region Gorkha Sammelan, BTAD Region Gorkha Sammelan. AJYCP, ABSU,AKRSU condemned the cowardice act and public of Khowrang area demanded early apprehension of the miscreants behind such activities.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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