The parishad on Sunday organized an awareness meeting at Baruapara LP school ground in Kokrajhar with Sheik Selim Patgiri, president of the Kokrajhar district committee in the chair. The meeting thoroughly discussed on the various issues and aspects of the community which included keep alive of community identity and safe of rights.
Patgiri, in his speech said that the Goria Maria community in the state is the indigenous community with their own identity and tradition that has been giving status among society. He has urged the the community should be included into NRC update without any hesitation with Goria Maria identify, include the community into population census, giving of 5% reservation seating Bodoland University, CIT, Bineswar Brahma Engineering College to the student and peoples of the community, besides appointing a member fro the community.
Matinur Rahman, secretary of the parishad, members were present.