The People’s Joint Action Committee for Boroland Movement (PJACBM), All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) and the National Democratic Front of Boroland – Progressive (NDFB-P) jointly organised a prayer meet on Sunday hoping that the talks with both the pro-talks faction – NDFB-P and the Ranjan Daimary faction – which will be held in New Delhi on Monday – bears fruit.
The leadership of the two pro-talks factions – NDFB-P and NDFB-R – will hold talks with the Centre in New Delhi on Monday and this will be its 28th round of peace talks with the Government of India on the long pending issue of a separate state of Boroland. The Government interlocutor will be AB Mathur.
The rally started from Kokrajhar Assam Oil via JD road to BTC Secretariat entrance gate and candle light march was organised and more than 300 people participated in the programme.
Hundreds of activists, well-wishers from ABSU, NDFB-P and PJACBM joined hands with banners, placards in the torch light-cum-prayer rally in Kokrajhar, extending warm welcome to the scheduled peace talk with Mathur and wished a fruitful talk over the Bodoland issue.
Garjan Muchahary, Convenor of PJACBM, and Kastom Basumatary, ABSU education secretary, said that they organised the prayer meeting hoping that the talks which will be held in the national capital on Monday and in which the Daimary faction will take part for the first time will be successful.