Haflong, February 12, 2020 : Dimasa Students’ Union (DSU) has expressed serious concern over the incident took place at the District head quarter of Haflong during indefinite bandh called by the so called Indigenous People’s Forum (IPF) on 11th February and appeal to all to maintain peace and brotherhood among all the people of Dima Hasao district.
DSU, in a press release , expressed its concern over incidents like blazing few private motorcycles, and Government vehicle carrying Divisional Forest Officer, by the irked picketers besides those IPF supporters damaged the government properties like window glasses of the council office building.
DSU also termed that attack on government employees of DIPR (District Information and Public Relations) departmental staffs Seijahen Changsan and Samuel Nampui on duty is very much unfortunate, which should never be repeated in future.
It also stated that even after the bandh called off in the evening by the aforesaid organisation following the government had assured to have discussion with IPF members, damage of individual rented house where lives two innocent students at Upper Bagater, and devastation of the two shops with fire which was owned by poor widow along with adjacent shop owned by other poor woman at New Kunjungram Haflong has proved no democratic and civility at all. It has also been witnessed that the activities has misled the state government as it has ignited the inhuman act despite assurance given by the state government to discuss with the IPF on 17th February 2020 at Dispur, which is matter of condemnable indeed.
Hence, the Dimasa Students’ Union appeals the people of the district irrespective of community and religion to maintain peace and brotherhood in our peaceful societies of Dima Hasao.