From our Special Correspondent
SILCHAR, June 23: The advisory body of All Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi Students’ Association (ACKHSA) in its meeting held today laid stress on time bound action plan to mobilize public support for building up mass movement in order to focus on the various burning issues of Barak Valley. It was the sustained campaign of ACKHSA, it was recalled, that resulted in the establishment of a Central University near here. Besides, the association has been building up pressure on the State and the centre for the expeditious completion of BG and Super Highway projects which have been abnormally delayed. Besides, other public demands came up for discussion.
After threadbare deliberations, it was resolved that more pro-active measures have to be undertaken to strengthen the organization and garner the support of all sections of society across the three districts of the valley. Since the road and rail connectivity of this valley needed more attention, opinions expressed favoured long drawn agitation to force both the centre and the State for effective measures for their improvement without which economic development would remain a mere slogan. The organizational matters and activities should be reviewed after every three months. A mass convention should be held for a broad-based discussion and consensus on the issues and for their resolutions.
Dr Churamani Singh, former principal of GC College, who presided over the meeting, Dr Niranjan Dutta, Dr Nabarun Purkayastha, Karuna Shankar Bhattacharya, Satiranjan Roy, Anup Choudhury who spoke, among others, said that a wide publicity campaign should be taken up through graffiti, distribution of literature and leaflets and other media in order to regain the status and strength of ACKHSA. The meeting was also addressed by Rupam Nandi Purkayastha, chief advisor, and Ashit Deb Roy, president, of ACKHSA.