JORHAT, Dec 16: The peoples of Jorhat organized a protest meeting at Mukti Jujaru Bhawan here on Friday demanding expulsion of Axom Xahitya Xabha (AXX) secretary general Paramanda Rajbongshi. They also decided to send proposal to AXX to dissolve the present AXX executive committee and to file a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) unless their demands are fulfilled.
Their demands also included to suspend the ongoing xabha centery celebration works and to form a new executive committee to organize the programme.
The meeting was presided over by writer Shantanu Tamuli where a good number of AXX members from different part of the district like Kenduguri, Jorhat, Jail Road, North West Jorhat, North East Jorhat, West Jorhat were present besides a good number of xabha’s present and former members including former AXX central executive member Dr. Manik Saikia, former Chief election officer Iswar Prasad Borthakur, former AXX Jorhat district president Dr. Cheniram Dutta, former Jorhat district secretaries Arun Baruah, Umesh Thakur, Biren saikia, present Jorhat district unit assistant secretary Ajanta Borah, Jorhat Xahitya Xabha president Dhiren Gogoi, secretary Mridul Baruah and many others.
In the meeting many speakers vehemently criticized the activities of Xabha secretary general Paramanda Rajbongshi and demanded his expulsion from the organization. They said Rajbongshi has made some irreparable loss to the biggest literary body in the state by doing some ‘illegal works’ in the past few years.
AXX former Chief Election officer Iswar Prasad Borthakur said, “Paramanda Rajbongshi has violated the provisions of the AXX constitution and has made amendments in his favour. He is working in support of a group of his followers for their vested interests.”
AXX former assistant secretary Dr. Manik Saikia said, “Rajbongshi has made an irreparable loss to the biggest literary body in the state by ignoring it’s former presidents and prominent literatures in the State.”