From a Correspondent
DHUBRI, August 1: The two-day conclave and convention of Seemanta Cheta Mancha, Purvottar held at Dhubri District Library Auditorium concluded on July 30 with a resolution to boycott Chi-made products and sealing the Indo-Bangladesh intertiol border. Participating in the closing ceremony of the two-day convention as the chief guest, State Food and Civil Supplies and Public Health Engineering (PHE) Minister Rihon Daimary called upon the people living in the border to keep watch on the illegal activities and to build amiable relation with jawans of security forces guarding the border. “Because both of you are sentinels on the border and without amiable relation and understanding between you two sections, greater purpose of safeguarding our long border cannot be achieved,” Daimary said.
Speaking as an appointed speaker, RSS State Khetra Pracharak (field publicity activist), Ullash Kulkarni highlighted various issues pertaining to socio-economic condition of border people and elements threatening tiol security, and sought to address them at the earliest.
“Socio-economic condition of the people living in border areas should be improved fulfilling basic needs and amenities along with infrastructural development,” Kulkarni added. Kulkarni also imparted training to nearly 500 delegates, who besides various parts of Assam, also joined the two-day convention from Aruchal Pradesh, Sikkim, galand, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Manipur.
While addressing the convention as guest of honour, Dhubri Deputy Commissioner Dhiraj Choudhury spoke on the problems afflicting the border people and steps that had already been taken to mitigate them.
The meeting was also addressed by Assam State RSS general secretary Partha Pratim Das and president of reception committee of the convention, Dr. Pratima Neogi
Talking to The Sentinel, tiol co-coorditor of the Mancha, Pradipanji informed that Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal’s words of appreciation for Seemanta Cheta Mancha as a well-knitted and disciplined organization and also his desire to work with the organization for guarding the border effectively expressed during his iugural speech on July 29, were much appreciated by the Mancha.
“Boycotting Chi made products, formation of separate Border Development Commission for all round socio-economic development of the border villages, sealing Indo-Bangladesh intertiol border by adopting scientific approaches, deploying floating Border Out Post (BOP) for 24-hour patrolling along the riverine border, recruiting at least one person from each family living in the border in army, para-military and police forces, are some of the demands also incorporated in the resolutions adopted in the two-day convention of Seemanta Cheta Mancha, Purvottar held here from July 29,” Pradipanji said, adding that Mancha would go forward with their resolutions for its implementation in the days to come. Pradipanji said that the convention was a grand success as delegates who had arrived here participated in the two-day convention with enthusiasm.
Seemanta Cheta Mancha resolves to boycott Chi-made products, seal Indo-Bangla border
From a Correspondent