Bodoland Martyrs Day Observes In Bodo Belts

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KOKRAJHAR, JUN 12: The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) observes 34th Boroland martyrs’ day today at martyr tomb at Bhatipara in Kokrajhar district on the death anniversary of Sujit Narzary, first martyr of Bodoland movement.

The Bodoland movement under the leadership of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma, former president of ABSU was started in 1987 seeking separate Bodoland statehood that later led to create three Bodo peace accords till date, BAC accord ( Bodoland Autonomous Council) in 1993, BTC accord (Bodoland Territorial Council) in 2003 and BTR (Bodoland Territorial Region) accord in 2020 which has been paving the good governance for welfare and development of the region.

Martyr Sujit Narzary become first martyr on 12th June/1987 during the Bodoland movement and ABSU has been observing the day as Bodoland martyrs day every year.

Assam cabinet minister Urkhao Gwra Brahma, Kokrajhar East LAC MLA Lawrence Islary, Sidli MLA Jayanta Basumatary paid rich homage to the Bodoland martyrs.

Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) administration has observed the Bodoland martyrs day at Bodoland martyrs cemetery ground, Debargaon in Kokrajhar.

Marking the Bodoland martyrs day, ABSU president Dipen Boro hoisted ABSU flag half on the occasion followed by rich floral tribute to the Bodoland martyrs at the martyr tomb at Bhatipara in Kokrajhar.

Boro said that the students union will be remembered contributions of Bodoland martyrs in days to come. He said that Bodo community as well down trodden communities are remembering the sacrifice and contributions of Bodoland martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the caused of the Bodoland statehood.

He said that the martyrs family members would be given away due respect and honour in days to come.

He has expressed his hopeful that the BTR accord is facilitating good governance and healthy welfare and development for the peoples in Bodoland region.

Assam cabinet minister UG Brahma recalled contributions and sacrificed of Bodoland martyrs who laid their valuable lives during the Bodoland statehood movement.

He said that today Bodo community as a whole observed the Bodoland martyrs day to make co-memory the martyrs on the occasion of martyrs day.He has urged the young generations to come forward towards bringing healthy welfare and development among the society.