KMSS stages protest over land patta allotment
From a Correspondent
GOLAGHAT, Feb 10: Activists of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti along with AAMSU Golaghat unit staged a dhar demanding land patta and protest against Bogidhola Tea Estate for illegal encroachment of ceiling land near Deputy Commissioner’s office here on Wednesday.
More than 300 activists took part in this demonstration.
Addressing the gathering, president rayan Gogoi said that the demand for allotment of deed to the people of Madhapur and Bogidhola areas was genuine, the people of the areas has been living for a long time.
But the Bogidhola Tea and Trading Company has encroached the land occupied by poor people. The Bogidhola Tea and trading company occupied about 1702 bighas two katha and 14 lecha land.
The activists demanded to take over the lands occupied by the Bogidhola Tea and trading company and distributed among the people of the areas. Further the president of its oganisation said that the people of the villages were setting up home, temples, school and agricultural field for last 40 years. But the government deprived them to allot pattas due to which companies taken advantages to run their activities by encroachment.
Later, KMSS, Golaghat unit present Pu Bora said the indigenous people of Madhapur and Bogidhola has every right to get land pattas. He slammed Tarun Gogoi led state government and political party of Assam.
A memorandum signed by rayan Gogoi and Dilip Sing president and secretary respectively was submitted to the DC of Golaghat demanding patta to the indigenous people of Madhapur and Bogidhola.