From our Correspondent
GOSSAIGAON, Aug 12: The Minority Planning Commission Government of India headed by its chairman Sahida Hanmid visited the arson affected areas and minority relief camp of Chirang, Baska and Kokrajhar districts of BTAD on Saturday and took the stock of the situation and the condition of the inmates in the relief camps. The MPC chairman, while visiting the relief camps in various places interacted with the victims. Shahida Hamid, the MPC chairperson after visiting several relief camps left for Dhubri district on Saturday evening. A memorandum and charter of demands by the minorities living in Kokrajhar district was submitted to the MPC Chairpeerson during her visit. Stating that about 3 lakh minority population who are worstly affected are deprived of education, health, drinking water, electricity, family welfare, sanitation etc due to the ongoing ethnic clash and among these about 75 thousand population are living under sub-human conditions in Gossaigaon sub-division, Their demands were (i). To set up model schools, colleges and vocational institutions (ii) To establish Rural Dispensary under each panchayat (iii) To create job avenue for the educated youths (iv) To set up vocational currency institutions for the minorities women (v) To construct houses for the homeless families (vi) To provide subsides loan facility to the minority educated unemployed youths to strength micro finance and to establish Small Scale Rural Industries. (vii) To provide minority scholarship through institutions like schools and college directly (viii) To construct community Hall in each Panchayat level area to organize conferences seminars and community meetings its.