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Assam: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma pays tribute to the victims of 2008 serial blasts

CM Sarma expressed his respect and condolences to the extended family of the victims, through a message on the social media platform X.

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On October 30, Chief Minister of Assam, Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, paid tribute to the victims who died in the 2008 series of blasts that devastated the state.

CM Sarma expressed his respect and condolences to the extended family of the victims, through a message on the social media platform X.

He wrote. (translated from Assamese), “October 30, 2008, is a black day in the history of Assam. Many innocent people lost their lives at the hands of the extremists. Our brothers and sisters were left with scars for life. On this dark day we pay tribute to everyone who lost their lives very soon and pay sincere condolences to everyone who was injured.” “To build a developed Assam full of peace and harmony, we have to go on an united fight against the insurgency,” he added.

The devastating explossions that occured on October 30, 2008, were a tragic event in the history of Assam, resulting in the loss of around 80 lives and also left over 400 people injured . The blasts occured in Guwahati, Barpeta Road, Kokrajhar and Bongaigaon.

Ranjan Daimary, the founder of the now- disbanded National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) was responsible for the devastating blast. He was then found guilty and sentenced to life in prison for his involvement in the 2008 blasts series in Assam.

 

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