By : Our Roving Editor
Somewhere along India - Myanmar border : The Kamatapur Liberation Organisation(KLO) has vowed to continue their fight to regain the right to self determination of the Independent Kamatapur state and restore national, territorial and sovereign rights of the Kamatapuri people.
The rebel outfit observed the ‘Martyrs Day’ at Central Headquarters on Tuesday at an undisclosed location to recall the contribution of the martyrs, who laid down their lives for the cause of the Kamatapur state.
The Chairman of the KLO, Jiban Singha Koch recalled the contribution and sacrifices of the national martyrs of the rebel group . He said that Koch Kamatapur was never part of India and was Independent till 28th August,1949 and was annexed to India deliberately and forcefully by sigining the Koch Behar Merger Agreement and since then the Indian government has been desroying Kamatapuri langage,culture,and history.
Talking about their national liberation struggle,Koch said that KLO is fighting to regain sovereignty and idependence of Kamatapur since 1993. But, the Indian government has been launching operations like 'Kamatapur Crack Down' and 'Bhutan Flash Out' to crush their movement where uncountable freedom fighters have been killed .
He recalled how on 26th December, 2000 the Indian forces killed their national leaders like Nablu Das,Jiten Das and Kondura Das and since then on this day every year the ‘National Martyrs Day' is observed as they inspire them to continue with the national liberation struggle.
He said that their movement was to get the right to national self determination and restore national , territorial and sovereign rights as these rights are protected by the UN General Assembly and International conclaves.
The ceremony was attended by the founder members of the UNLFW, NSCN K, Commander -in-Chief , General Kumchok , General Secretray of NDFB, B Ferrenga, Assistant General Secretary of ULFA I, Jibon Asom, President of PCDK ,JK Ujiang,Organising Secretary of NLFT, Sachin Borok,Major Nongsabha Meitei, Commanding Officer of KYKL ,Major Wakheiba, Commanding Officer of UNLF, Commanding Officer Arjun of PREPAK, Commanding Officer, Kabolakpa of KCP and other rebel leaders .