KOKRAJHAR, Feb 13 � Members of several NGOs under the banner of Lower Assam NGO Forum took out a candle rally this evening calling for early release of the WWF India volunteers who were kidnapped recently.
The rally passed through the main throughfares of Kokrajhar town with posters and banners including lighted candles demanding the safe release of the WWF India volunteers.
It may be mentioned here that among the six WWF India volunteers who were abducted on February 6 last three woman volunteers were released on February 8 at Bengtol near Indo-Bhutan border but the male volunteers are yet to be released.
Meanwhile, PK Dutta, SP Kokrajhar said that pressure has been mounted on the extremist segment for the safe release of the WWF India volunteers. Search operation is on progress.
Our Staff Reporter in Guwahati adds: The North East Students� Organisation (NESO) and the All Assam Students� Union (AASU) has appealed to the abductors to release three members of World Wildlife Fund on humanitarian ground, a press release stated.