Gorkha conference concludes

The 4th triennial conference of Assam Gorkha Sammelan, BTC Regional committee concluded today at Santipur in Chirang after three days colourful programme.

On the concluding day today, a colourful cultural rally was held where cultural team from various communities like Gorkha, Bodo, Adivasi participated.

Later in the day, an Open Session was held where Tezpur MP RP Sarma, local MLA Chandan Brahma attended as guests.

A 31 member new committee with Lakshmi Sedain as president, Dhamodhar Dahal as working president and Bikash Dahal as secretary was formed.

Scheduled Tribe (ST) status for the community and creation of an autonomous council comprising Gorkha inhabited areas.

Talking to Reporters, RP Sarma slammed the AIUDF leader Abdur Rahim’s statement on the BJP-BPF coalition.

Sidli MLA Chandan Brahma said they are taking up legal action against Rahim for his statement. ‘If he does not apologies and withdraw  his statement, we are talking legal action against him, he said.

The Sammelan adopted some important resolutions which includes to press the demand of Scheduled Tribe (ST) status for the community  living in Assam , creation of Gorkha development council, Gorkha community hall in every districts, solve D-voters problems involving the Gorkha-Nepal people and land pattas to the community people living in forest areas.



Reporting from Kokrajhar

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