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SC students stage dharna in Kokrajhar

Kokrajhar: Scheduled Caste students staged 2-hour sit-in-protest in front of DC office in Kokrajhar on Wednesday demanding  allotment of land pattas , reservation, ,enhencement of individual beneficiary scheme(IBS) upto Rs. 20,000 instead of Rs.6000,appoint a member from SC community in many government development boards like CSB,VCDC,TCLCC in BTC etc.

Protestors from four districts of BTAD region staged dharna with banner, placards organised by All BTC Scheduled Caste Students Union.The agitators shouted slogans demanding early solutions to the demands and grivances that are put before BTC administration as well state government.

The students union slammed the state government as well BTC administration for not taking any measures to meet development and welfare for the Scheduled Caste community in the state.
The students union alleged that scheduled caste community have been deprived from many aspect and welfare rights which are prescribed in the constitution due to insincerity from the government itself.

 

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