Bhimajuli (Assam): October 5
The All Assam Gorkha Students’ Union (AAGSU) on Tuesday observed Black Day today to denounce the terrorist attack on the Gorkhas here in Sonitpur district during the Durga Pujas two years ago.
AAGSU, The apex organisation of Gorkha students and youths in Assam, observe the day in memory of the 12 persons, including seven Gorkhas, who were killed in an attack by NDFB (anti-talk) insurgents on October 4, 2009, AAGSU Information and Publicity Secretary Nanda Kirati Dewan said.
Calling for peace and tranquility, AAGSU members took out a silent candle light march centrally here, while its district, zonal, regional and college units also held candle light gatherings in small groups across the state to register their protest against the massacre.
Dewan said the members wore black masks and badges to denounce terrorism of all forms.
The Gorkhas, known as brave fighters, will not tolerate any attempt to terrorise people and make Assam a haven of terrorism,” he said.