Tribal body stages protest in Kokrajhar district

Tribal physique phases protest in Kokrajhar district

KOKRAJHAR: Reacting to Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma’s feedback to present equal land rights to all in BTC, the tribal physique led by Bodoland Janajati Suraksha Mancha on Monday staged a 3 hour protest demonstration at Authorities HS& MP Faculty playground demanding eviction of non protected class of people who find themselves illegally occupying lands in tribal belts and blocks throughout the State and implementation of Land and Income Regulation Act.

Speaking to media individuals, the working president of BJSM DD Narzary mentioned over 3.49 lakh bighas of tribal belts and blocks had been beneath the unlawful occupation of non protected class of individuals in BTC itself.

He mentioned they’ve been demanding eviction of unlawful encroachers from tribal belts and blocks and the Gauhati Excessive Court docket has additionally already directed the DCs and Principal Secretary of BTC to evict all unlawful encroachers however the authorities of Assam has not taken motion to this point which is encouraging the outsiders to proceed the land seize in tribal areas. He additionally mentioned Mojabari, now in Chirang district bordering Kokrajhar district was introduced beneath tribal belt beneath Sidli Block in 1947 however this huge space is now beneath unlawful occupation by a specific group who’re from exterior. He urged the federal government of Assam and BTC to behave based on Excessive Court docket order.

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