BARAMA, July 23 � A public meet organised by the Baksa district BPF committee at the Barama Girls� High School appealed to all sections of people irrespective of caste, creed, religion and language to maintain peace and harmony in the district. Explaining the object of the meet held on Sunday and presided over by Banamali Boro, the president of the district BPF committee, Moonsing Brahma, the secretary of the district BPF Committee urged all sections of people to be alert against any sporadic incidents which might occur in Baksa too following the violence in Kokrajhar district.
Addressing the meeting, Prabin Boro, the secretary of the BPF, central committee said that killings and violence could not bring any sort of development and integration in the society. Referring to the killing of nine people in Kokrajhar district, Boro termed the incident as unfortunate and condemned it vehemently. He said that a section of anti-BPF people are not in a position to tolerate the prosperity and development of BTC under the leadership of Hagrama Mohilary, the BTC chief who has succeeded in achieving the goal of peace, integration and development. He urged the BPF workers to be aware of their enemies who were behind the scene of violence and killing. He ruled out any difference between Bodos and non-Bodos. Md Alabuddin Ali, the general secretary of the All Religious Minority Council while addressing the meet said that the incidents which took place in Kokrajhar were committed by some anti-social elements.
He appealed to all sections of leaders in different categories to think of measures to bring an end to the violence in future. Deobar Ramchiary, the secretary of Bodo Sahitya Sabha, Baksa district committee urged people to chalk out programmes in interior rural areas against incidents like those in Kokrajhar and Gossaigaon area. B Khwirwm Dwirwm, the vice president of the All Bodo Students� Union, Baksa district committee appealed to the intellectuals in particular and different organisations in general to create a congenial atmosphere. Binod Daimary, Dimbeswar Das, Rohini Medhi, president of AAJU, Rama Basumatary among others also spoke on the occasion. Buddhi Narzary, an ex-MLA of Chapaguri constituency among others also attended the meeting.