GUWAHATI, July 7 - To commemorate the first month of the killing of Nilotpal Das and Abhijit Nath at Dokmoka in Karbi Anglong, cycle rallies are going to be organised in different cities and places across the country, including Guwahati, Shillong, Chandubi, Delhi, Bengaluru, Goa and Mumbai tomorrow as a mark of protest against the barbaric killing and to spread the message for peace. Cycle rally is also going to be held in faraway Russia tomorrow to mark the occasion.
The rally will be flagged off by Gopal Chandra Das, father of Nilotpal. It will traverse through the Dighalipukhuri-Nehru Stadium-GS Road-Six Mile-Panjabari-Shilpgram route.
Addressing a press conference organised by the forum Justice for Nilotpal and Abhijit Team, Kaustav Chaudhury, coordinator of the forum, said to commemorate the one month of the incident, the day would be observed in their remembrance and to put pressure on the authorities for justice.
The day will start with a cycle rally in eight cities simultaneously followed by a peace jam organised by Hope For Humanities at Shilpgram here.
Jubee Baruwa, who runs the popular Guwahati Cyclothon (cycle rally carnival in the city), said the Guwahati Edition Cyclothon would start at 7.30 am at Dighalipukhuripar and around 200 cyclists will be participating in the rally which would conclude at Shilpgram.
Hope For Humanities is a non-profit organisation with the primary motive to spread awareness, create discussions and deliberations, and find solutions to problems troubling society.
�The daylong programme at Shilpgram will have art, doodle art, drama and motivational speech apart from musical acts, expressing the message of love. Well-known band Imphal Talkies from Manipur, Moa and Abiogenesis from Nagaland, a band from Karbi Anglong and others will pay tribute to the departed souls and spread the message of hope and peace,� she added