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ABSU protests for scholarships

ABSU submitting memorandum to Dimple Baruah,Asstt.Commissioner Udalguri

The Udalguri district committee All Bodo Students' Union( ABSU) staged a two hour sit in demonstration from 11 am at ITDP office,Udalguri in demand of regularization of scholarships to ST (P ) students of schools and colleges of the district on Friday.A memorandum regarding the same was forwarded to Jual Oram, Union Minister of Tribal Affairs,Govt. of India through DC office Udalguri .
The activists of ABSU submitted the memorandum in hand to Dimple Baruah Assistant Commissoner ,Udalguri.

The memorandum read that due to negligence of authorities of Integrated Tribal Development Project  (ITDP) and respective college authorities students of the community are deprived of scholarships as per government norms. ABSU sought necessary action from the government as to regularize the scholarships of the students. 


The memorandum also demanded issue of pending scholarships from 2005-06 to 2015-16,CBI inquiry into irregularities of long pending scholarships,special budget provisions for the scholarships and also to increase the amount of scholarships.

The copies of memorandum were also forwarded to state government,BTC government and authorities of ITDP.The demonstration was attended by Rinjoy Boro -President Udalguri ABSU along with hundreds of school and college students. Students participating in were seen holding playcards that read 'ITDP go back' 'No scolarship no rest' etc;

 

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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