PR, KalimNews, Guwahati 9th May 2016/Tinsukia 10th May 2016: The Guwahati city unit of All Assam Gorkha Students Union (AAGSU) the apex influential organisation of Gorkha students and youth of Assam organized a Candle light assemble seeking justice to the Margherita rape and murder victim.
20 years old Champa was kidnapped on 28th April evening on the way back home from Margherita The dead body of Champa was recovered from Dehing river in Margherita. Two accused Moinul Ali and Biswajit Khatri have been arrested. A case has been registered at Margherita Police Station case Number 94/16 U/S 366,376,342/34 IPC against the youths.
Nanda Kirati Dewan, Central Executive Member (CEM), All Assam Gorkha Students Union (AAGSU) interacting with mediapersons at union’s General Hqtrs at Gorkha Thakurbari Paltan Bazar Guwahati in the sidelines of the candlelight demonstration said, ‘The AAGSU considers Rape followed by Murder to be Rarest of Rare crime against Woman and nothing less than death penalty on being convicted fairly be given. AAGSU favours most sensitive and responsive mechanism to address atrocities on woman and children with deterrent laws to the extent of chemical castration and death penalty for Rapists and also maintain a rape accused electronic directory to raise red alert on their movement.
Celebrated Mountaineer who scaled the Mount Everest thrice Ms. Anshu Jamsenpa from Arunachal Pradesh, Miss Asia University 2016, Femina Miss India Miss Popular and Miss Multimedia super model Rewati Chetri, Ms. M Sangma, celebrity cancer survivor cyclist from Meghalaya, president of Greater Guwahati Gorkhali Women society Lila Rai addressed more than five hundered women, youths and college students. Resham Sharma, General Secretary of AAGSU Guwahati Mahanagar, Santosh Acharya and Mona Bastola president and general secretary respectively of Guwahati City Unit of AMGSU, Kamal Pradhan youth activist and co-convenor of Gorkha Youth of Guwahati (GYG) were present.
Hundreds of students from various colleges and universities participated in the candle light demonstration seeking justice for the victim and detterant laws to tackle incidents as such said, Resham Sharma , Gen Secy, Guwahati City AAGSU.
Meanwhile on Monday the All Assam Gorkha Students Union had called Tinsukia district bandh against the brutal rape and murder of Gorkha girl seeking saw widespread support from the people in the district. All the main areas like Makum, Jagun, Margherita, Tinsukia, Bargolai have remained completely shut down. Police have however detained numerous AAGSU activists for enforcing the bandh at the time of filing this report.
Speaking to mediapersons from Tinsukia district headquarters president of Tinsukia Dist. AAGSU Numal Chetry said, ‘This shut down is mark of protest seeking justice for victim, and the bandh was fully successful due mass public support.’