KOKRAJHAR, May 9: A candle lighting programme for prevailing peace in Manipur was carried out in Kokrajhar on Tuesday.
Hundreds of citizens cutting across the communities participated in the programme and lighted candles praying for return of peace in Manipur state.
Chief executive member of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR), Pramod Boro, deputy CEM Gabinda Chandra Basumatary, MLA Lawrence Islary and several dignitaries took part and lighted the candles in front of the BTC Secretariat complex, Bodofa Nwgwr in Kokrajhar.
The programme was organised by the government of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) which prayed for return of peace in Manipur of the north-east.
CEM Boro while extending solidarity to the state of Manipur incident, said that the Bodoland prayed for return of peace in Manipur and accordingly carried out a candle lighting programme in Kokrajhar.
He said that the conflict is always destructive for the society which has had an impact on humanity.
He has urged the peoples of the Manipur state to join hands united to build an integrated environment as well as wellbeing of the Manipur state.
“Let us join hands for the cause of humanity, Manipur and stand united to make the healthy wellbeing of the Manipur state with peace and tranquility,” Boro added.
Among others, UPPL general secretaries Raju Kumar Narzary, Madhab Chandra Chetry, BTR executive members Reoreoa Narzihary, Wilson Hasda were also present in the programme.