|Tributes to Oct 30 blast victims|
UDALGURI, Nov 1 – The Udalguri regional unit of the AASU paid floral tributes to the blast victims of October 30, 2008, at the Swahid Bedi here on Wednesday. The serial blasts in Guwahati, Bongaigaon, Barpeta and Kokrajhar had killed 96 people and injured 300 others.
The AASU initiated the programme by lighting earthen lamps. They also demanded exemplary punishment to the culprits involved in the blasts. This was stated in a press release issued by Dhrubajyoti Sarmah and Bitopan Das, president and general secretary respectively of the students’ organisation.
Jonak Gosthi, a cultural organisation based here, also observed the day by lighting earthen lamps at the Mission Chowk, Swahid Bedi and Bank Corner.