UDALGURI, Aug 13 � �People of Udalguri district had already experienced the poisonous fruits of communal violence way back in 2008 and its vanity which results in nothingness. After threadbare discussions with leading social and students organisations of the district on peace and prosperity and vanity of violent communal fights, people of Udalguri district voted for peace and prosperity�. This was said by Thaneswar Malakar, Deputy Commissioner of Udalguri district.
The Deputy Commissioner of the district who has been on constant vigil in every nook and corner meeting the leading persons, social organisations and students� organisations was of the view that everybody in the district was concerned with the recent communal violence in Kokrajhar ,Chirang and Dhubri districts and opined that Udalguri district should remain untouched with any kind of evil designs by the anti-social elements.
Meanwhile, a press release issued by the Udalguri District Information and Public Relations Officer said that the people of Udalguri district had advocated for peace as opposed to the recent violent eruptions in two districts of the BTAD. The district administration was holding peace meetings in every nook and corner of the district where thousands were taking part irrespective of caste, creed and religion.
In the process, a citizens� meet on August 6 last at Udalguri Sahitya Sabha Bhawan with Tarapati Upadhyaya, Sahitya Akademi Award winner in the chair appealed for maintaining peace in the region. On the same day another peace meet was held at Lailongpara village under Rowta PS with Nilakanta Goyary, president of Udalguri District Bodo Sahitya Sabha where Rakheswar Brahma, Parliamentary Secretary and MLA of Mazbat LAC, Mitharam Basumatary, executive member of BTC, Thaneswar Malakar, DC of Udalguri district, Debojit Deory, SP of Udalguri district and a lot of social and students� organisations participated for the greater interest of peace in the district, the DIPRO press release informed.
Another peace meeting was held at Nimaipur, the border of Udalguri and Darrang districts with Manik Sarmah, president of Udalguri district Sahitya Sabha in the chair on August 7 last which also advocated for peace and communal harmony in the region. The meeting was addressed by representatives from AASAA, AAMSU, BJP among many others, the press relase added.
On the other hand, the deputy commissioner had visited several remote border villages of Udalguri district on August 9 and 10 last along Dimakuchi area neighbouring Indo-Bhutan border and Bhakatpara subdivision and held peace parleys with district ABSU and other social organisations.