|Phulbari massacre victims remembered|
BISWANATH CHARIALI, Dec 23 - The victims of Phulbari massacre were remembered today.
A daylong programme was held at Phulabari, Tinisuti under Biswanath district by several organisations including Biswanath district units of Asam Sangrami Yuva Chatra Parishad, All Choutali Students’ Union, Choutali Sahitya Sabha, AASA and ATTSA.
It may be mentioned here that altogether 30 persons including children, women and old people were killed in a cold-blooded murder carried out by the Songbijit faction of NDFB in 2014.
The programmes included lighting of earthen lamps and smriti tarpan. An all-faith prayer was also held on the occasion. The open session was chaired by Kurbeswar Marandi, president of the organising committee. Dibyajyoti Baruah, assistant general secretary of Asam Sangrami Yuva Chatra Parishad, Biswanath district president Bijit Saikia, general secretary Pallav Kakati, Biswanath AGSU president Dilip Gajurel, TAIPA leaders Rajiv Gogoi and Hemanta Gogoi, ATTSA leaders Akash Kissan, Biraj Kissan, among others, were also present on the occasion.