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Assam: AASAA slams state government for depriving ST status to Adivasi community

The All Adivasi Students Association of Assam(AASAA) has accused of BJP led state government of depriving the demand for ST status to the Adivasis in the state for their political gaining up strategy. The student body strongly voices for the rights and development of the community with providing necessary welfare initiatives in the state.


A grand protest rally was carried out in Kokrajhar today in support of demanding ST status,providing land pattas to the Adivasis to mark the World Indigenous Divos celebration.

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The rally was organised by AASAA central committee in association with Kokrajhar district unit AASAA.
Hundreds of AASAA activists and people from the Adivashi community participated with banner,placards which started from Daloabari Patradhura via Daloabari Tea Estate Road and concluded at Magurmari.
Participating in the rally, AASAA president Stephen Lakra has accused BJP today for it’s failing to accord ST status to the Adivasis as BJP party had put promises to grant ST status to the community in their election manifestos in 2016 Assembly and 2019 Lok Sabha elections.


He has slammed Congress and BJP parties for their insincerity attitudes towards Adivashi issues in their reigning tenure in the state.
He has demanded immediate granting of ST status,welfare and development steps from the state government for paving the way healthy development of the community.

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