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AASAA rally for ST status in Kokrajhar

The All Adivasi Students Association of Assam (AASAA) slammed the BJP led alliance government for their failed to implement hopes and aspirations of Adivasi community, has warned to take mass movement by September 22 of this month if their demands and issues are meet in earliest manner.

The demands, which included granting of Scheduled Tribe (ST) status, establishment of higher educational institution in the Adivasi dominated region to gain educational situation in the state.

The AASAA carried out a motorcycle rally with banner, placards; demanded early granting of ST status to the Adivasis in the state today. The rally was started from Hell along 31 National Highway at Serfanguri and concluded at Magurmari ground via Karigaon,Kokrajhar town.

Stephen Lakra, president of AASAA said that government has been failed while fulfillment of hopes and aspirations of the citizens in the state. He demanded early granting of ST status, provide educational facilities for Adivasi peoples, hike labour wages of tea estates in the state. AASAA activists shouted slogans demanding early granting of ST status,provide good wages to the tea garden workers.

“Adivasis are deprived from various aspects of welfare and development since long years.Community should be given ray of development through citizens could be developed. Government deprived us on various aspects ad schemes across the state”,Lakra said.

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