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Bishnupriya Manipuri Union calls 501 hour road blockade from October 21

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SILCHAR, July 22: In order to make their 501-hour road blockade program a success, the Nikhil Bishnupriya Manipuri Students’ Union and the Bishnupiya Manipuri Gana Sangram Parishad have intensified their activities in Cachar district.

A public meeting was organized by both the organizations at Chincoorie High School in Silchar on Saturday. Sources said, Bishnupriya Manipuri Youths have decided to call a 501-hour bandh from October 21 demanding telecast and broadcasting of Bishnupriya Manipuri programmes from Guwahati Doordarshan and Silchar radio station respectively, to introduce a separate cultural programme division for the linguistic minority community from Guwahati Doordarshan and Silchar AIR.

Manipuri Sahitya Sabha general secretary Manikanta Sinha, Women’s Organization president Rita Sinha, Ram Gopal Junior College principal Manash Sinha, Director of North Eastern Development Council Prof Debasish Purkayastha, secretary of a monthly magazine Abhijan, Narendra Sinha and many other dignitaries were present in the meeting.

Manipuri Students’ Union general secretary Dipu Sinha and Ganasangram Parishad chairman Subal Sinha solicited co-operation from all and sundry in the meeting for the success of their venture.

Bishnupriya Manipuri Students’ Union president Rajkumar Anilkrishna Sinha in his message said, like Sudeshna Sinha who was a martyr in the last movement, many are prepared to become martyrs in the present agitation. Students’ Union general secretary Purnendu Sinha, vice president Tashkasena Sinha, advisor Gurudas Sinha and Tambaksena Sinha were the other leaders present in the meeting held on Saturday. This was informed in a press briefing by Dipu Sinha.

On the other hand, Bishnupriya Manipuri census Asom 2009 was commenced ceremoniously which was announced in the headquarters of Nikhil Bishnupriya Manipuri Students’ Union and Bishnupriya Ganasangram Parishad by Rajkumar Anilkrishna Sinha. Since the Bishnupriya Manipuri population could not be figured out from the government census, both the organizations have taken up the giant task of counting the Bishnupriya Manipuri population in every district of Asom by informing the respective Deputy Commissioners of the districts.

In Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi, 149 language teachers will do the counting work. Sources said the counting work would be done in the next 15 days and the correct data would be sent to both the Centre and the State government.

Courtesy: The Sentinel (July 23, 2009)

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Comments

  1. Aamar Beyapa/Beibuni---

    Excellent & Marvelous decission taken by our beloved society organizations for the 501 hour ROAD BLOCKADE. We must raise our voice whenever nobody is listening. We got enough courage to fight for the freedom for the welfare of our society. Other society people are fighting for their rights, so we do will fight for our rights.
    A/T Human Rights Commission, in this democratic nation everybody has the right to fight for their own rights.
    Wish you all the best to all of our society organizations & hope we will get success.

    Regards,
    ANANTA KUMAR SINHA,
    President of Nikhil Bishnupriya Manipuri Mahasabha-Dubai chapter.

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  2. HEY ,BISHNUPRIYA MANIPURI YOUTHS ITS TIME FOR US ,LETS GET UP AND RAISE OUR VOICE .I KNOW ALL OUR YOUTHS LETS MAKE IT SURE THAT EVEN CENTRAL GOVT SHOULD KNOW ABT OUR ROBLEMS .ONE IMPORATANT FACT I WANT TO SHARE WITH YOU ALL AGITATION AND MEDIA ,MINISTER AND REPORTER ARE THE BEST WAYS TO EXPOSE OURSELF TO THE WORLD........WE ALL YOUNGSTARS WILL EXTEND SUPPRT TO THIS AGITATION.LETS GO -------DIPEN SINHA (HYDERABAD)

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  3. I support agitations;but in this case time is not yet ripe for sudden jump to go for agitation of 501 hr sroad blockade for non implementation of Telecast/ broadcast of Bishnupriya Manipuri
    programs.There are other burning issues to tackle such as enrolment of language teachers in primary schools,sanctioning of higher language classes in schools & so on.

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  4. BMSU & BMSP jointly announced in their H.Q at Chincoorie that they started B.M.cesus Asom 2009.It would be done by the 149 honorary teachers within 15 days,which is not at all possible.Now we have got the census figure(2.9 lakhs),
    declared by some other organisation.Now it is evident from the fact that Bishnupriya Manipuri community hardly got few organisatios; but there is no unity among them,and as a result duplicattion of census was said be commenced recently.How unlucky IMA Bishnupriya is? She does not know what are her children up to.

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