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Cycling to spread message of peace along Assam-galand border

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 Aug 2015 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

Golaghat, August 10: In the hope of a permanent settlement to the age-old Assam-galand border dispute, a 50-year old man Bhupen Likson is on a mission to convey a message of peace to the people along the Assam-galand border. He arrived in Golaghat on Monday.

Bhupen Likson is an inhabitant of Kharangkong village under Lekhapini Police station of Tinsukia district. He arrived in Golaghat district by cycling about 265 kms from Tinsukia district and he will have to go Merapani border area of Golaghat district.

Arriving at Golaghat town, Likson said that the Assam-galand border dispute could be resolved by peace and not by violating law and order. Likson had already entered the India Books of Records on December 23, 2013. He had completed a bicycle expedition without touching the handle and covered 40 metres starting from Jagun and finishing at Patwai in one hour. Further, Likson said that he would want to make a Guinness World Record by cycling without touching the handle.

In Golaghat town Bhupen Likson was felicited with gamocha by Mridul Hazarika, secretary of Brihattar Asomiya Yuva Manch of Golaghat district committee with a group of members. Diganta Kumar Bhuyan, secretary and Dwipen Dutta, Bikash Sarma, vice-president of Golaghat Press Club were present at the tie felicitation.

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