A memorandum was sent to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma by the All Assam Motak Yuba Chatra Sanmilan (AAMYCS) demanding complete fulfilment of their 16-charter of demands.

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Contents of the memorandum

memorandum

According to the demands, granting of ST status for the Motak community, releasing 125 crores which were sanctioned in 2019-20 for the development of the said community, preserving Motak history and culture, solving border disputes between Assam-Mizoram.

According to reports from Northeast Now, Ranjit Gohain, President of AAMYCS, tells them that they have submitted the memorandum to Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma demanding that their 16-charter of demands be fulfilled and that they’re seeking ST status for their community, which has been pending for quite a long time. 

SC memorandum The North-Eastern Chronicle

He says, “We urged the government to release Rs 125 crore, which was sanctioned in the financial year 2019-20 for the development of our community.”

Moreover, he also adds, “The Assam-Mizoram border issue should be solved amicably. Due to the border clash between two states, six police personnel of Assam had to sacrifice their lives. So, we urged the state government to initiate proper dialogue to solve the issue.”

Assam Mizoram border issue memorandum The North-Eastern Chronicle

Lastly, he concludes by saying that they will continue their agitation until their demands are fulfilled and that the government must fulfil the indigenous community’s demands.

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