All Bodo Students' Union demands increase of constituency and land pattas under FRA

All Bodo College students’ Union calls for improve of constituency and land pattas underneath FRA

KOKRAJHAR: The All Bodo College students’ Union (ABSU) on Saturday demanded land pattas for indigenous tribal individuals underneath the Forest Rights Act, 2006 and improve of tribal seats by re-delimitation of the constituency.

Speaking to media individuals, the president of ABSU Dipen Boro on Saturday mentioned they wished the implementation of the Conventional Forest Dwellers’ Act, 2006 and land pattas to indigenous tribal individuals underneath the Forest Rights Act to the tribal individuals. He mentioned in more often than not, the safety of tribal belts and block from unlawful encroachers weren’t seen because of the lackadaisical perspective of the division or the successive governments in Assam. He mentioned the federal government was liable to guard the tribal belts and blocks as per chapter-X of Assam Land and Income Regulation Act, 1886 and amended in 1947 however regardless of Excessive Court docket’s repeated order to evict the unlawful settlers in tribal belts and blocks, the federal government had failed to hold out an eviction drive in opposition to unlawful settlers in tribal lands. He, nevertheless, hailed the initiative of latest authorities for taking over a number of initiatives to resolve the land concern.

Boro mentioned the federal government of Assam ought to allot land to indigenous tribal individuals residing in Sonitpur, Biswanath and different components of the State which fall underneath Boro Kachari Welfare Autonomous Council (BKWAC) to make sure land rights. He referred to as upon the Professional Committee constituted for inclusion and exclusion of villages in BTC as early as doable and improve of constituencies via Re-delimitation act, 2002 based mostly on the inhabitants census of 2001. He additionally mentioned Kokrajhar seat ought to be reserved for tribal individuals and will deal with improve of constituencies by evicting all unlawful encroachers in tribal belts and blocks. He additionally mentioned the ABSU held a joint assembly with the All Assam Tribal Sangha (AATS) over the unlawful encroachers in tribal lands and different points.

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