February 18, 2011
THE Rangamati unit office of the United People’s Democratic Front at
Kudukchari has been sealed off, sources in UPDF say.
The move comes on the heels of a protest rally held today at
Kudukchari bazaar against a settler attack on Jumma villages in
UPDF leader Shanti Dev Chakma has condemned the government action as
“undemocratic, fascist and contrary to constitutional as well as
In a statement he further said “no amount of repression and conspiracy
can subdue the just struggle” of the Jumma people.
Before sealing off, the army took away valuable party documents,
books, hand mike etc from the office.
Previously, the government also shut down three branch offices of the
UPDF at Rajstali, Naniachar and Belaichari.