Over 2,000 families whose houses were burnt down during the clashes between Bodos and Adivasis in Kokrajhar district last December, are getting Rs 50,000 each to rebuild their houses. These families, currently lodged in make-shift camps in their respective villages after authorities shut down the relief camps, are also getting work under MGNREGA, with the […]
The seizure was made following an information by Ajoi Basumatary, the arrested commander of 3rd Batallion of NDFB.
NIA to probe motive behind Assam killings.
Enon Bargoyary, a top NDFB(S) militant, was nabbed in a joint police-army operation in Assam.
The militants were apprehended in the joint operation by police, SSB and CRPF yesterday.
They were accused of massacre of the Adivasis at Pakriguri in Kokrajhar district on December 23.
Away from terror in Assam, adivasis, Bodos, share space in relief camps.
At present, nearly 1.4 lakh people are staying at 68 relief camps in Kokrajhar.
Over 25,000 inmates of relief camps on Saturday left for their homes in violence-affected districts.
The state government meanwhile has forwarded four of the 14 cases of violence to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
The commanders are keeping a close watch on the ground situation.
The bandh has been called by the Morcha and at least 15 other adivasi organisations of north Bengal.
Several thousand people have also left their villages in Kokrajhar district, where 25 people were killed.
“Operations will definitely be launched against the outfit but cannot say when,” said Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
The report also calls for fair share for the non-Bodo population in the political arrangements to put an end to the circle of violence.