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Protest-in-dharna at Raha demanding inclusion in Panchayat election

Giving a jolt to the ongoing Panchayat election process, around 400 families’ of Uttar Balipara village under Raha revenue cicrcle on Wednesday staged a strong protest- in-dharna in front of the Raha Circle Office demanding inclusion of their village in any Panchayat of the nearby villages. Led by All Tiwa Students’Union, (ATSU), Tribal Sangha, AASU, AJYCP , the protesters alleged that they have been kept away from voting in panchayat elections since 2001. The unhappy villagers further said that they have no basic amenities and their village has not been reached by any government scheme for the last 10 years as they are not belong to any panchayat.

The protesters later sent a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner of Nagaon urging him to take immediate action on the issue through Lakshi Das Barua, circle officer, Raha.

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