Saturday, 12:10:00 AM
It was the starting day of the 501-hour Rail and Road blockade
programme by Bishnupriya Manipuri Student Union for the demand of
recognition of the Bishnupriya Manipuri Language. The down train
from Karimganj was stopped by the Satyagrahi's, when it
reached the Ghungajhari station at Kalkalighat. Police started
firing without notice and brutally injoured hundreds of Satyagrhi's.
Our beloved sister Sudeshna Singha (Bulu) laid down her life and
became the second women in human history who sacrificed her life for
her mother tongue.In 1961, one great Bengali women Shahid Kamala Bhattacharjee sacrificed her life for her mother tounge.
March is a red letter in the history of Bishnupriya Manipuri people.
Every year Bishnupriya Manipuris residing in Manipur, Assam,
Tripura, Bangladesh and Burma remember this day as Sahid Sudeshna
Divas with great respect.
is our pride. Sudeshna is immortal.