UDALGURI, June 14: The non-Bodo people living in the BTC region have been deprived of their due rights in BTC region and it is only through acquiring political power that the people could readdress their issues. This was observed by Kokrajhar MP Naba Kumar Sarania at a felicitation ceremony organised by All Koch-Rajbongshi Students’ Union (AKRSU), Udalguri (West) chapter here at Chilarai Bhawan in Tangla on Thursday. He further observed that his victory for second time was only possible for the wholehearted commitment of the people of different communities cutting across party, religion, cast, community of BTC region.
He added that the ethnic communities who have been deprived by the party in power voted for him. He assured that he will be giving due privileges and justice to all communities. He further stated that crores of rupees comes in for development in BTC but corruption in every sphere have hindered the pace of progress. He also stated that the Village Council Development Committee (VCDC) is the root of corruption in BTC. He also decried the non-inclusion and listing of nearly 5000 Koch-Rajbongshi people as D-voters in Udalguri.
“There have been a renaissance among the people of BTC and every indigenous community are ready for a unified fight in the BTC Elections of 2020 where there will be no discrimination and every community will have equal rights and privileges,” Sarania said.
He also said that non-Boro group will overcome BTC administration by winning in majority seats in the BTC council election.
The event was attended by the Bhergaon chapters of Koch-Rajbongshi Sanmilani, Koch-Rajbongshi Mahila Sanmilani, All Assam Minority Students’ Union (AAMSU) and All BTC Minority Students’ Union (ABMSU) among others.