People of ethnic minority communities formed a human chain on Thakurgaon chowrasta in the district town yesterday noon to demand exemplary punishment for land grabbers and to protest attacks on the people of the Hindu community.
Jatiya Adibashi Parishad, Thakurgaon district unit organised the gathering. Speaking at the programme, the ethnic minority community leaders protested the countrywide attacks on the people of Hindu community and ethnic people in Thakurgaon.
They also urged the government to save their lands from the land grabbers by forming a separate land commission. Advisor of Jatiya Adibashi Parisad Advocate Imran Hosain, its President Surjo Murmu, Adibashi Chhatra Parishad leader Bisu Ram Murmu addressed, among others, took part in the one-hour-long programme.
Source: The Independent