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Massive protest by several organizations in Boko against the Chaygaon attack on artistes

Massive protest


A Correspondent

Boko: The All Rabha Students’ Union, All Assam Students’ Union, Bogai Cultural and Sports Organization, Congress and BJP party activists along with Boko Girls’ High School and Boko High School students took part in a mass protest rally against the June 7 incident and demanded arrest of the culprits involved in the incident.

More than 3,000 people took part in the rally on NH-37 at Boko in Kamrup district. After completing the protest rally peacefully, the protesters handover a memorandum to Boko Revenue Circle Officer Pinki Dutta for Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. The protest rally was led by ARSU president Ramen Singh Rabha, Sumit Rabha, executive member of Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council, and Arjun Chetri, a general member of the same council.

Chaygaon Artist Society, AASU, ARSU, NGOs, Chaygaon Civil Society and Chaygaon College students also submitted a memorandum to the Kamrup Deputy Commissioner through Chagaygaon Revenue Circle Officer Pritilekha Deka and Superintendent of Kamrup Police thorough Chaygaon Police Station officer in-charge Rupam Hazarika.

Famous Bollywood singer Zubeen Garg also condemned the unpleasant incident which took place on June 7. He was performing in a cultural programme at Samaria in Boko Legislative Constituency on Sunday night. He said that Boko was a beautiful place and people were also nice and friendly. He urged the people to demand immediate action against those involved in the incident.

Meanwhile, Chaygaon Police station officer in-charge Rupom Hazarika arrested two people – Nijamuddin and Rashmat Ali from Asolpara area for alleged involvement in the incident.

Two cultural troupes – Rainbow dance group of Boko and MK dance group of Sakhati – were allegedly attacked by organizers and a part of the audience for refusing to perform vulgar dance at Asolpara near Jorsimuli Police outpost under Chaygaon police station on the night of June 7.


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