Homage to Assam blasts victims

Last Updated: Sunday, October 30, 2011 - 18:29

Guwahati: Led by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi,
Assam on Sunday paid homage to the victims of serial bomb blast
here in which around 90 people were killed on this day in
2008.

In a function held at the Ganeshguri flyover, scene of
the first blast which killed some 70 people, Gogoi recalled
the tragedy and said the administration was taking all action
to nab the culprits.

Referring to those whose whereabouts were still not known,
Gogoi said the government will take steps to ascertain their
fate.

The All Assam Students Union (AASU) too paid respects in
memory of the victims.

The banned anti-talk faction of the National Democratic
Front of Bodoland (NDFB) was involved in the incident and its
chairman Ranjan Daimary was named as the prime
accused. Daimary has been arrested but has not been convicted
so far.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, October 30, 2011 - 18:29

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