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Peace committee meetings held across State

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Nov 2 - Peace committee meetings were held by the district administrations across the State in a bid to ensure peace and law and order in the State in the wake of the killing of five persons by armed men in Tinsukia district.

Following directions from the State government, the deputy commissioners convened the meetings with representatives from various organisations in the districts. Reviewing the situations in the respective districts, the administrations appealed to all to maintain peace and tranquility.

Sources said directions have been issued to hold peace committee meetings even at the police station level.

�The police has been asked to be alert round-the-clock, especially in areas of mixed population,� Home department sources said.

With the Sadou Asam Bengali Yuba Chatra Federation, Central Committee calling a 24-hour Assam bandh from 5 am of November 3 in protest against the killings, the administrations also asked the members of the organisation to refrain from picketing activities during bandh hours.

Meanwhile, in view of the Assam bandh call tomorrow, the Assam government has directed all Deputy Commissioners to ensure normal functioning in all government establishments in their respective districts. The Deputy Commissioners have also been directed to ensure that nobody is subjected to harassment in the name of bandh.

Bongaigaon Correspondent adds: Activists of the All Assam Bengali Youth Students� Federation of Bongaigaon district unit took out a torch rally this evening in Bongaigaon town in protest against the Tinsukia killings.

At Chirang district head quarter Kajalgaon, the federation activists burnt an effigy of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal protesting the same.

Meanwhile, Bongaigaon Deputy Commissioner Babulal Sharma had a meeting with all the political, apolitical groups and eminent citizens and sought their cooperation maintaining peace and order in the district, post-Dhola incident. Taking members from all the groups, a peace committee was formed in this connection.

A similar peace committee was also formed in Chirang district by Deputy Commissioner Ratul Baruah this afternoon to keep peace and harmony intact among the people of the district after the Dhola incident.

Activists of Bongaigaon district committee of CPI(M) had registered their protest against the Tinsukia incident at the traffic point near Mayapuri Cinema in the heart of Bongaigaon town by covering their mouths with black band this evening.

Mangaldai Correspondent adds: The Darrang district administration on Friday afternoon organised a district-level public meeting in connection with the Sadiya incident where miscreants shot dead five persons.

The meeting presided over by Deputy Commissioner, Ashok Kr Barman and attended by representatives of various local public organisations strongly condemned the heinous killing of innocent people and demand stern action against the killers. The meeting also appealed to the public to maintain peace in the district. SP, Darrang Sreejith T while participating spoke on the security measures taken up following the incident.

Kokrajhar Correspondent adds: The supporters of the All BTC Bengali Youth Students� Federation (ABBYSF) and the All Assam Bengali Youth Students� Federation (ABYSF) this evening came out in large numbers and joined a candle light protest rally at Kokrajhar town in protest against the Dhola massacre.

The candle light protest rally was organised jointly by the All BTC Bengali Youth Students� Federation and All Assam Bengali Youth Students� Federation, Kokrajhar Anchalik Committee.

The speakers in the meeting observed the need of control over inflammatory remarks made by a few leaders of political parties including a section of MLAs, message spread on social media and private television media among others.

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Peace committee meetings held across State

GUWAHATI, Nov 2 - Peace committee meetings were held by the district administrations across the State in a bid to ensure peace and law and order in the State in the wake of the killing of five persons by armed men in Tinsukia district.

Following directions from the State government, the deputy commissioners convened the meetings with representatives from various organisations in the districts. Reviewing the situations in the respective districts, the administrations appealed to all to maintain peace and tranquility.

Sources said directions have been issued to hold peace committee meetings even at the police station level.

�The police has been asked to be alert round-the-clock, especially in areas of mixed population,� Home department sources said.

With the Sadou Asam Bengali Yuba Chatra Federation, Central Committee calling a 24-hour Assam bandh from 5 am of November 3 in protest against the killings, the administrations also asked the members of the organisation to refrain from picketing activities during bandh hours.

Meanwhile, in view of the Assam bandh call tomorrow, the Assam government has directed all Deputy Commissioners to ensure normal functioning in all government establishments in their respective districts. The Deputy Commissioners have also been directed to ensure that nobody is subjected to harassment in the name of bandh.

Bongaigaon Correspondent adds: Activists of the All Assam Bengali Youth Students� Federation of Bongaigaon district unit took out a torch rally this evening in Bongaigaon town in protest against the Tinsukia killings.

At Chirang district head quarter Kajalgaon, the federation activists burnt an effigy of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal protesting the same.

Meanwhile, Bongaigaon Deputy Commissioner Babulal Sharma had a meeting with all the political, apolitical groups and eminent citizens and sought their cooperation maintaining peace and order in the district, post-Dhola incident. Taking members from all the groups, a peace committee was formed in this connection.

A similar peace committee was also formed in Chirang district by Deputy Commissioner Ratul Baruah this afternoon to keep peace and harmony intact among the people of the district after the Dhola incident.

Activists of Bongaigaon district committee of CPI(M) had registered their protest against the Tinsukia incident at the traffic point near Mayapuri Cinema in the heart of Bongaigaon town by covering their mouths with black band this evening.

Mangaldai Correspondent adds: The Darrang district administration on Friday afternoon organised a district-level public meeting in connection with the Sadiya incident where miscreants shot dead five persons.

The meeting presided over by Deputy Commissioner, Ashok Kr Barman and attended by representatives of various local public organisations strongly condemned the heinous killing of innocent people and demand stern action against the killers. The meeting also appealed to the public to maintain peace in the district. SP, Darrang Sreejith T while participating spoke on the security measures taken up following the incident.

Kokrajhar Correspondent adds: The supporters of the All BTC Bengali Youth Students� Federation (ABBYSF) and the All Assam Bengali Youth Students� Federation (ABYSF) this evening came out in large numbers and joined a candle light protest rally at Kokrajhar town in protest against the Dhola massacre.

The candle light protest rally was organised jointly by the All BTC Bengali Youth Students� Federation and All Assam Bengali Youth Students� Federation, Kokrajhar Anchalik Committee.

The speakers in the meeting observed the need of control over inflammatory remarks made by a few leaders of political parties including a section of MLAs, message spread on social media and private television media among others.

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