All Rabha Students' Union (ARSU) takes out protest rally, demands permanent settlement of border issues
Kamrup district All Rabha Students’ Union (ARSU) took out a protest rally on NH-17 for permanent settlement of inter-state border issues between Assam and Meghalaya, at Boko on Friday.
BOKO: Kamrup district All Rabha Students' Union (ARSU) took out a protest rally on NH-17 for permanent settlement of inter-state border issues between Assam and Meghalaya, at Boko on Friday.
Hundreds of ARSU supporters, including Kamrup district Rabha Women Council, Kamrup District Sixth Schedule Demand Committee members and leaders, took part in the protest. President of Kamrup District Council, Kamburam Rabha, Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council executive members Aditya Rabha, Sonaram Rabha, Nagarmal Swargiyary, Frylin R. Marak and general member Arjun Chetry also took part.
The rally concluded at the Boko Revenue Circle office and the ARSU submitted a memorandum to minister Atul Bora through the Boko Revenue Circle Officer Raj Baruah. Ajit Rabha, president of Kamrup ARSU, said that Meghalaya was trying to encroach upon Assam's land and the neighbouring State encroached many hectares of Assam's land already. So ARSU warned the Meghalaya government not to indulge in such activities.
On August 4 and August 5, a group of Meghalaya officials visited Assam's border area and they allegedly flew drones and made marks on the Assam roads near the Meghalaya border as they tried to confirm the areas which fall under Meghalaya territory. Ajit Rabha said that Assam's people, as well as the Rabha community of the area, would not give away an inch of Assam's land.