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NDFB(R) members join BPF

Atleast nine members from Ranjan Daimary faction of NDFB have joined BPF on Monday. BPF president Hagrama Mohilary welcomed them at a function in Kokrajhar with a hope that it would help the party win.

Hagrama welcomed the new members with traditional Aronai. They include  Deepak Basumatary,Nayan Basumatary, Arjun Basumatary, Dwimalu Basumatary, Rajib Brahma, Bulesh Narzary, Pranjit Basumatary, Jirush Narzary and Uday Basumatary.

He said that many members from different communities are joining our party members from NDFB-R joined. He said that his party was working all round development in the region. He said that cases related on members of NDFB-R would be dispossesed through the law process. He said that joining members would be inducted as members in the party.
He has appealed G Bidai faction of NDFB to come forward to the ceasefire to build peace and integrity in the region. He also said that government should also come forward for unilateral ceasefire with the militant outfit.

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