ABSU to organize rally over separate state in Tamulpur
FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
KOKRAJHAR, June 10: The All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) has decided to organize a “grand rally for solutions” of various issues, included creation of separate Bodoland state, and resumption of tripartite peace talk on the occasion of 28th Martyrs’ Day of Bodoland Movement on June 12 next at Tamulpur ground in Baksa district.
Lawrence Islary, general secretary of the student union in a statement said that the tripartite talk with ABSU and its allied organizations was held over four times during the UPA government on the issues of separate Bodoland demand, solution of NDFB-P issue but no any fil shape was reached on it till now.
“It is a matter of grave concern that the BJP led NDA government has yet to resume the peace talk with the Bodo frontal organizations on Bodoland issue. The students union and its allied organizations backed the BJP during 2014 Lok Sabha elections as a result of which the party won seven seats in the state,” Islary said. He said they had urged the NDA government to initiate early step to solve the long pending demand of separate state through resumption of tripartite peace talk as soon as possible.
He has also warned to take vigorous mass agitation if the NDA government fails to bring solution of Bodoland problems.
Sources said the one day observation would be witnessed over 10 to 15 thousand gathering from all over the state. Former Lok Sabha MP Sansuma Khunggur Bwussmuthiary, Promod Boro, president of ABSU, Dhiren Boro and president of the NDFB (P) will participate in the event.