GORESWAR, Nov 30 – A ‘long march’ was organised from November 4 to 24 in the Goreswar revenue circle office area of Baksa district by the ABSU district unit to create awareness among the public of the district about the development of the Bodo society as well as the Bodo ‘nation’.
Around 300 ABSU activists of Baska district entered each and every Bodo village where they held a series of meetings urging the people to avoid drinking liquor, smoking ganja, using drugs and taking to gambling. The ABSU activists also asked the people to act against witch-hunting. They also raised slogans for development of qualitative education and work culture in the interest of the society.
The ABSU activists cut the hair of the Bodo youths themselves and thereby inspiring the village youths to take to the profession of barbers for becoming self-employed. They also helped the farmers belonging to different villages by reaping their paddy fields.
The ‘long march’ was led by Khwrmw Dwrm Boro, ABSU district president of Baksa district. Addressing meets held in various villages, he appealed to all sections of the people to maintain peace and harmony. The ‘long march’ concluded at Balabari village near here on November 24.