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AJYCP burns Forest Minister’s effigy

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Dibrugarh, Feb 8: In protest against irregularities in the forest department and State Forest Minister Pramila Rani Brahma’s utter failure in maging the department, hundreds of Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) on Tuesday burnt the Forest Minister’s effigy at Tha Chariali. The organization alleged that the Sarbanda Sonowal-led  BJP-AGP-BPF State Government, like the previous Congress government, had miserably  failed to protect the forest and its precious fau. The AJYCP  Dibrugarh Town Committee president Suman Devth and secretary Pabitra Dutta, in a press communiqué issued later, opposed Brahma’s style of functioning and failure to contain rhino killing and to check destruction of forests in general and some reserve forests in Upper Assam in particular, and demanded her to step down from the ministry on moral ground.

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