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Kokhrajhar Adivasi

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Kokhrajhar Adivasi

  1. 1. KokhrajharAdivasiBetter Dead than Alive<br />By:<br />Dr.Dhuni Soren<br />33 Longmeadow Road<br />Liverpool, L34 0HN<br />England<br />dhuni@adivasi.com, dhunisoren@yahoo.co.uk<br />
  2. 2. Place of Atrocities:<br />In the Lungsung Forest<br />Gourang range<br />Dist: Kokrajhar<br />Assam<br />India<br />Designed by: Abhinav Badal Soren<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Tragic victims of inhuman eviction and ethnic cleansing from their ancestral homes since 1840s<br /><ul><li>By forest guards of Assam Government.
  4. 4. By Bodo activists of Bodoland Territorial Council.</li></ul>Designed by: Abhinav Badal Soren<br />3<br />
  5. 5. On 30th and 31st Oct. 2010<br />51 adivasi forest villages were destroyed<br />1154 households burnt down <br />9 primary schools set on fire<br />10 places of worship set on fire<br />1200 families with 7000 people including babies, young and old affected<br />Similar incident took place in 1996 and 1998<br />Designed by: Abhinav Badal Soren<br />4<br />
  6. 6. Adivasi affected are:<br />Santal<br />Munda<br />Ho<br />Oraon<br />Kharia<br />Most of them are Santals who migrated from old Bihar and Jharkhand region<br />Designed by: Abhinav Badal Soren<br />5<br />
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  15. 15. At present they have no:<br />Shelter<br />Food<br />Drinking water<br />Clothing<br />Medicine<br />Voice<br />Designed by: Abhinav Badal Soren<br />14<br />
  16. 16. Immediate needs:<br />Financial support for all their immediate needs as stated before:<br />There are already some Individuals and Orgs. raising emergencyfunds. They include PAJHRA , Santal’s dreamers club of facebook group and international NGO Adivasidevelopmentnetwork by individual donation and charity events<br />LONG TERM SOLUTIONS:<br />Political and constitutional including ST status and right to their homes.<br />Designed by: Abhinav Badal Soren<br />15<br />
  17. 17. Thank you for your patient hearing and we appeal for your kind and generous support<br />For people in India, donation can be sent to:<br />Account Holder: PAJHRA<br />A/C no. : 1699706126<br />Bank: Bank of India<br />Branch/Code: Tezpur (01346)<br />JOHAR<br />Dr.Dhuni Soren<br /> www.Adivasidevelopmentnetwork.org<br />Designed by: Abhinav Badal Soren<br />16<br />

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