Stop Harassing Gorkha People Living in Border Areas: UGPO

Cease Harassing Gorkha Individuals Dwelling in Border Areas: UGPO

LUMPI, Sept 2: A crew of United Gorkha Individuals’s Group (UGPO), which surrendered lately this yr visited Assam’s Lumpi space alongside the Assam-Meghalaya border space on Friday. Suresah Ghemeray, the chairman of SUGPO and a six-member group visited Lumpi.

Throughout his go to, he mentioned, “We laid down our arms on January 27 of this yr and after that we visited completely different locations the place our individuals have been residing helplessly in Assam. So we’re sure to guard our individuals and place. Within the Lumpi space, earlier than Independence, since 1920, Gorkha individuals been residing on this space. After independence, in 1972 a number of individuals obtained harassed they usually needed to depart our place and run to another locations in Assam. The Gorkhas have been residing in Assam then and have been getting harassed. The issues of Gorkhas are nonetheless unsolved. I attraction the federal government to develop the world as quickly as attainable. The executive energy together with police must also be elevated.” He additional added, “UGPO all the time stands with the Gorkha individuals.”

Ghemeray additionally requested the Chief Minister of Assam Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma to develop the Lumpi space within the tourism sector and different sectors, as a result of there are many potentials which might develop our State too. Round 5 thousand Gorkha neighborhood persons are residing within the Lumpi space together with Decrease Lumpi, Higher Lumpi, Harshnagar, Makoibari and so forth. Each Assam and Meghalaya Chief Ministers lately have determined to settle the lengthy pending border dispute within the second section which embrace Karbi Anglong elements too.

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