KOKRAJHAR, Dec 5: Massive preparation and arrangements are going on for the 6th triennial national conference of Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh (BGP) to be held in the middle of February next with three days of colourful programmes scheduled in Kokrajhar.
A strong reception committee for the event has been formed, headed by Madhab Chandra Chetry, MCLA of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) besides several sub committees have also been formed for the smooth conduct of the event.
A general meeting of the reception committee was held at Rashtrabhasha Vidyapith ME School complex in Kokrajhar on Sunday with Madhab Chandra Chetry, chairman of the reception committee in the chair.
Addressing the reporters at a press conference, Chetry said that the Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh is a non-government national-level organisation of the Gorkhas ethnic group of India. Parisangh is committed to the vision of a Gorkha society in India as well recognised and accepted as a dignified, cultured and patriotic society at par with any other civilised modern Indian society enjoying the full rights and privileges enshrined in the Indian constitution.
He informed that the national event will take place in Kokrajhar with a three-day colourful programme scheduled to begin from February 11 next.
The national event has been aiming to discuss the various issues faced by the Gorkhas of the nation and also focus on building peace and harmony in the entire Bodoland Territorial Region districts and Assam as a whole.
He has expressed hope that more than 1000 delegates from 28 states of the country are going to participate in the programme.
He has also informed that the Panisangh prepared a slogan for the conference as ‘Chalo Kokrajhar’ with a message of immense significance.
He said that the present Bodoland region has prevailing peace and tranquility among all sections of the society, post the third Bodo peace accord signed on January 27, which is regarded as the BTR accord, and through which citizens are getting a healthy integration and peaceful environment across the region.
Chetry has urged all sections of the society to extend cooperation and support for the national event.