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Call to stop killings in name of witch-hunting

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Oct 24 � The North East Rising and Arohan have submitted a memorandum to Governor JB Patnaik seeking his intervention in the unabated killing of innocents under the garb of witch-hunting.

The seven-point memorandum, sent through the deputy commissioners of the four Bodoland Territorial Administrative Districts � Baksa, Udalguri, Chirang and Kokrajhar � also called for protecting forests and wildlife, resolving the tribal and ethnic issues, bringing militant outfits to the negotiating table, checking encroachment on the State�s border land, and preservation of the historical sites and monuments of the State. The NGOs also organised a public rally on October 22 to create awareness on the issues, a press release said.

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Call to stop killings in name of witch-hunting

GUWAHATI, Oct 24 � The North East Rising and Arohan have submitted a memorandum to Governor JB Patnaik seeking his intervention in the unabated killing of innocents under the garb of witch-hunting.

The seven-point memorandum, sent through the deputy commissioners of the four Bodoland Territorial Administrative Districts � Baksa, Udalguri, Chirang and Kokrajhar � also called for protecting forests and wildlife, resolving the tribal and ethnic issues, bringing militant outfits to the negotiating table, checking encroachment on the State�s border land, and preservation of the historical sites and monuments of the State. The NGOs also organised a public rally on October 22 to create awareness on the issues, a press release said.