KOKRAJHAR, Aug 13 � The All Bodo Students� Union (ABSU) has urged the Government of India for a pragmatic and comprehensive policy on the separate State issue. The ABSU president Promod Boro and general secretary Jiron Basumatary, in a press statement said that �any isolated decision in the formation of new States in the country will not be tolerated�.
They have also stated �the Union Government should adopt a pragmatic and comprehensive policy to institute a State Reorganisation Commission for the 2nd time in the country to ensure the security and protection of ethnic communities� and alleged that �the ethnic tribal communities are being deprived of their fundamental and human rights in some States in the country continuously in the last 64 years of independence�.
It has further blamed both the Union and the State government in the last 44 years for many promises of lies for the Bodos. ABSU reiterated its demand for a separate Bodoland State under the Constitution of India and threatened that it would go for the third phase of Bodoland movement with a vigorous mass movement. It has also recalled in the statement that more than 5000 innocent lives have been lost in the hands of State forces on the Bodoland issue and to resolve the problem of this community, they would never �step back� until �the Bodoland is achieved�.
In this regard, the ABSU leadership also praised the Central Opposition leader Susma Swaraj and some other national-level leaders of both the ruling and Opposition parties for their stand, the release added.