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Khudai khidmatgar's peace and relief team concludes Assam visit
The team submitted its report and presented the real scene of the victims and then the participants explained the method of peace keeping in affected areas and suggested some long-term plans to work with people from both the communities.

A PEACE and relief team consisting of five members from 'Khudai khidmatgar' visited the violence affected areas in the state of Assam. The team started its journey on 16th August from New delhi through Porvotr Sampark Kranti Express to Guwahati and reached New Bongaigaon junction on 18th August and then started its journey towards Dhubri district where huge number of victims and refugees were stationed.

At noon, the team reached Dhubri City and met some religious heads, who made arrangements for their stay at Musafir Khana. The team met some local political leaders available at Dhubri city and visited the nearby camps on the same day. On the next day (19th August) there was a meeting with local youths, volunteers of the society and advocates of Dhubri Divisional Court.

On 20th August, the day of Eid the team offered Eid prayers at Dhubri Eidgah ground and met some clerics and Mohalla representatives; the message given by Moulana at Eidgah Ground was all about peace and humanity. “After finishing the prayer we had a discussion with Trinamool congress Assam State general secretary Mr. Noorul Ameen and with other State level Office Bearers of that party. On the same day they arranged further visit of the camps which were in nearby villages and asked the Dhubri District President Mr. Md Kasiruddin Sheikh to guide the team,” a press releasee informed. The areas visited were Madusalmadi, Khaskhama, Goi Bazaar, Dumordaha and Khasbari.

On 21st August, the team visited the camps at Bilasipara, Hapapara, Tiapara and Kasipara and the team started visiting the Bodos camps  at Kokhrajar. As soon as the team reached Kokhrajar some of the friends advised the team to visit Bodo camps only with proper police security, even the team believed in non-violence and was against any form of security, but the district administration strictly ordered to get the security. “Raju Nurjery, a Bodo friend invited the team to his office and gave an pppurtunity to have tea with him then the team visited the camps where some members from communal forces present in the camp were misguiding the Bodo People against humanity,” read the press release.

The same day the team started its journey towards Tamalpur Village at Rangiya District where a Mosque had been attacked by using grenades and explosives. The team reched in the evening and stayed at Asha Ashram and had a discussion with the volunteers of Assam Asha Parivar. The team unexpectedly was not able to visit the Mosque due to strict curfew as well as the tense situation created by some anti social groups.

On 22nd August, the team started its journey from Tamalpur via Rangiya to Guwahati to discuss with peace activists and Gandhians the situation prevalent in the state of Assam. The team reached Kasthurba Ashram at Guwahati at noon. The team visited UST University and had a discussion with its Chancellor Mr. Mahbubul Haque and requested him to concentrate on imparting education to the children from affected families. The team returned back to Guwahati and had an healthy meeting with eminent personalities, intellectuals, peace activists and Gandhians.

The team submitted its report and presented the real scene of the victims and then the participants explained the method of peace keeping in affected areas and suggested some long-term plans to work with people from both the communities.

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