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Nagarik Manch spread peace message in Kalaigaon

Members of Nagari Manch,Kalaigaon recently visited sensitive villages belonging to Bodo and minority communities which had witnessed severe violence during 2008 in Udalguri district. Surprisingly at a time when other three districts namely Kokrajhar,Chirang and Bagsa have been burning this time Udalguri district remains peaceful. A delegation of Kalaigaon Nagarik Manch recently visited a few villages namely Rajapukhuri, Ranipukhuri,Syamtila,No.1 Jhargaon,Tetelibhanguri,Panbari,Kalitapara and Somakhat etc. on July 26. The members of the delegation were- Kami Ram Saharia,Jayanta Kumar Das, Siddque Ali, Dandi Kumar Boro,Kamala Baro,Shahiruddin Ahmed etc. The members of the delegation addressed public meeting at Somakhat High School at 11 AM which was alrgely attended by minority people.At Bodo dominated Tetelibhanguri village another such meeting was held. At both the meeting people resolved to settle disputes through discussion and assured that they would refrain from violence. They also assured that they would never allow outsiders to break peace in the district.

It needs mention that a peace meeting was held at Kendukalai Bhawan on July 24 to discuss present situation. Representatives from various organizations attended it. Addressing people,Habibur Rahman, Officer in-charge,Kalaigaon Police Station requested leading citizens of Kalaigaon to visit violence prone villages so as to encourage people to live in peace.

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