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Assam: Tirap Autonomous District Council Demands to protect identity and culture

Tirap Autonomous District Council Demand Committee gave a press meet regarding demand of Tirap Autonomous Council to protect the identity, Culture, Tradition and Ethnic food habits of the Tribal people residing at Margherita Sub division under Tinsukia District. Since 1995 Tirap Autonomous District Council Demand Committee have demanding Autonomous Council at Margherita Sub division. Mungdang Gam Singpho President, Nakul Singpho Secretary Pallab Shyam Wailung Spokesperson and Raju Deori Chief Advisor of Tirap Autonomous District Council Demand Committee on the press meet said as it is enshrined in constitution as Constitutional right of every indigenous citizens residing in India.

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There is a grave threat of extinguish of these Micro Tribes from the World if this micro tribes are protected adequately or adequate measure are initiated by the Government of Assam said Nakul Singpho. Our country is a Welfare State as we all are aware of the fact that Government of Assam during Congress Regime had Accorded various Autonomous Councils such as Deori Autonomous Council, Mising Autonomous Council, Sonowal Autonomous Council,Tengal Autonomous Council, Tiwa Autonomous Council etc these Autonomous Councils have been functioning peacefully and in the mean time implementing various development projects, economic upliftment schemes said Nakul Singpho.

But unfortunately in the year 2006 couples of Vested Interest Politicians along with their nefarious henchmen, non protected classes, disrupted broken down the law and order or obstructed at Tinsukia than Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi wanted to visit Margherita and to declare the Tirap Autonomous Council for the welfare and interest of these Micro Tribes since than it has been deferred and subsequently, constantly while we have submitting various Memorandum and Representation to the Government of Assam to immediately review and Declare the Tirap Autonomous Council said Pallab Shyam Wailung. Raju Deori Chief Advisor of Tirap Autonomous District Council Demand Committee said that Non Tribal people of Margherita who failed to understand the Function of Autonomous Council which Administrative power and function only for the particular Tribals and work for their development within its Jurisdiction and on the hand there is no threat of Non Tribal people hence it is need of Tribal people which have created misunderstanding hence it should be erased from the mind of Non Tribal people of Margherita Sub division. To show our anguish against the Assam Government Tirap Autonomous district Council Demand Committee on 30 August shall staged Dharna at Margherita SDO(Civil) office and 10 September shall organized a Human Chain at Margherita Town said Pallab Shyam Wailung

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