From a Correspondent
MARGHERITA, May 9: The 12-hour Tinsukia district bandh called by All Assam Gorkha Students’ Union, Tinsukia District Committee, on Monday was peaceful in Margherita where no untoward incident were reported.
The 12-hour Tinsukia district bandh was called in protest against the heinous murder of Champa Chetry, a young girl of Baragolai area under Margherita subdivision whose body was found on May 3 at Dehing River, Lama gaon.
Numal Chetry, president of All Assam Gorkha Students’ Union,Tinsukia District Committee has demanded arrest of the culprits, capital punishment for the culprits and Rs 10,00,000 compensation for the victim’s family.
Meanwhile, a delegation of All Assam Gorkha Youth Federation on Monday visited the victim’s family and gave a letter of condolence. Madhu Sor and Sabir Sor, president and secretary of All Assam Gorkha Youth Federation respectively, said that this was one of the heinous crimes to have happened in the Margherita region.
“We support the 12-hour Tinsukia district bandh given by All Assam Gorkha Students’ Union and demand that those who are involved in this heinous crime should be given capital punishment,” said Madhu Sor and Sabir Sor.