Assam-Arunachal healing the rift of bloodbath

Guwahati: Citizen reporter Monika Barua reports on the actions following killings and violent incidents along the Arunachal-Assam border areas.

A high-level discussion between the representatives of the Government of Assam and the agitated organisations under the banner of Arunachal Agrasan Pratirodh Samiti was held on Thursday at Bishwanath Chairiali in  the conference hall of the office of the SDO (C), Biswanath which ran on for several hours.

The meeting was attended by Sonitpur DC, Lalit Gogoi, SP, Sanyukta Parashar, SDO (C), Biswanath, Narayan Konwar, SDPO, Biswanath, Ranbir Singh, Magistrate, Jimli Saikia and Circle Officer, Devananda Baruah on behalf of the government and Bobek Das, advisor, Ananta Hazarika, working secretary, Bahadur Kayastha and Lakshmi Bharali, members of Arunachal Agrasan Pratirodh Samiti, respectively, Leela Sharma, Sonitpur district president of CPI (ML) and representatives of AASU, AJYCP, ATTSA, AASA, AMSU, AKSU etc., who had also joined the agitation.

The meet discussed several issues raised by both the parties and took a number of decisions.

It included setting up of six forest camps at Ramghat, Dikal, Naharjan, Bagijuli, Chauldhoa and Radhasu along the Assam-Arunachal border for which the Assam government has already sanctioned Rs 1 crore and 14 lakh

Cases would be lodged against those involved in massacre of families and identified by Arunachal Agrasan Pratirodh Samiti and arrest warrants would be sent to the Arunachal government.

Rs 3 lakh as compensation which would be paid immediately to the kin of the each slain family at the initial stage which has already been deposited with the DC’s office, Rs 50000 each to the injured persons and all these decisions would be carried through within three months.

However, the progress of the work will be reviewed at a meet to be held after one month.

Later, the organisations met the local people at Borgang and decided to withdraw the economic blockade against Arunachal for a time period of one month.

Injured still at Guwahati Medical College Hospital: Seriously injured in the Chouldhowa incident, Biren Changma is still undergoing treatment at GMCH along with two others, Nuel Panna and Ratna Bahadur Marpako. According to sources, Changma’s condition is very critical. However, other injured persons namely, Raju Fanso, Martin Munda, Khudu Nayak, Ramchang Inti, Kabiram Rangpi, Dwijen Marak, Indreswar Das, Tilak Gourh, Uttam Marak, Chulu Orang and Hari Biswash have returned home after undergoing treatment at GMCH.

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