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Ex-BLT Welfare Society and Kachari Somaj of KA pushing for BPF win

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT


KOKRAJHAR, March 27: The Ex-BLT Welfare Society, Karbi Anglong district committee, Karbi Anglong district Kachari Somaj and frontal organizations of Karbi Anglong today expressed unhappiness over the non implementation of some important clauses of BTC agreement signed in 2003 that included inclusion of Bodos living in Karbi Anglong in the ST (H) list and complete rehabilitation of ex-BLT members etc.

Talking to this correspondent here, the president of Karbi Anglong district Ex-BLT Welfare Society Hemanta Basumatary and general secretary of Karbi Anglong district Kachari Somaj said the government of India has not implemented clause 6 of the MoS to include the Bodos of Karbi Anglong in ST (H) list and complete rehabilitation of former members of BLT, withdrawal of cases pending against the Bodo movement leaders and granting of autonomy for the Bodos living outside BTC.

They said they have full support to the demand of granting satellite autonomy for the Bodos living outside BTC as sought by the United Bodo People’s Organizations (UBPO).

The leaders of Ex-BLT and Kachari Somaj, Karbi Anglong district said they desired that the Hagrama Mohilary led BPF come to power again in BTC for the implementation of remaining clauses of BTC accord.

They said the Government of India and Assam will continue to be apathetic if Mohilary is not voted to power and there is no party that will look into the proper implementation of BTC accord in to to.

They demanded the granting of autonomous council to the indigenous Bodo-Kachari Tribal people living outside the jurisdiction of BTC, inclusion of the Boro-Kachari living within Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao autonomous districts of Assam in the list of ST (Hills) as per the Clause No-8 of the Bodo Accord, granting of permanent land pattas (settlement) to the indigenous Bodo-Kachari Tribal (ST) families and forests dwellers the rights over the forest land.

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