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‘Illegal migration, encroachment threat to indigenous people’

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Golaghat, Jan11: The original inhabitants in the State of Assam are not safe now. The rights of the indigenous people of this land have been violated since long by migrants from other parts of the nation.  The people who migrated from other parts now have a strong hold over the natural resources of this enriched land and thus the indigenous people are getting deprived. To ensure the rights of the indigenous people of Assam, an organization named Sanmilita Khilanjiya Parishad, Assam has come forward.

The president of this organization, Pankaj Jyoti Hazarika will raise his voice at the special session of the United Nations to be held from February 27 to March 24. This was stated in a press statement by Sanmilita Khilanjiya Parishad, Assam executive president Amrit Ballav Goswami. He stated that the present condition of the indigenous people of Assam and other parts of the Northeast was very pathetic. Decentralization of power has made the indigenous people suffer a lot. Migration from the other parts of the country and encroachment bring a threat to them, he added.

The United Nations in the year 2007 in its manifesto declared that the political, economic, cultural rights and right to enjoy the natural resources of a land must be ensured to the original inhabitants of the land. But all these are violated in this land and indigenous people are getting deprived. Pankaj Jyoti Hazarika will try to raise this issue at the UN special session in Geneva.

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Assam
 
Assam is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Dispur located in the city of Guwahati.
 
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Nagaland
 
Nagaland is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Kohima. located in the Guwahati city.
 
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Mizoram is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Aizwal. located in the Guwahati city.
 
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Meghalaya is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Shillong. located in the Guwahati.
 
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Manipur is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Imphal.
 
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