Skip to main content

NBMM appeals for democratic means to achieve community demands


The Nikhil Bishnupriya Manipuri Mahasabha (NBMM) has called for democratic movement to achieve the longstanding demands of the community.

The apex-body has demanded appointment of Bishnupriya Manipuri Language teachers as per the Government norms; inclusion of a Bishnupriya Manipuri member in the recently constituted Linguistic Development Board of Assam; introduction of Bishnupriya Manipuri Cultural Programme in AIR & Doordarsan Kendras. It also demanded adding the community name in the Central list of Other Backward Class (OBC) and formation of a Development Council for overall development of the community.

NBMM has condemned the baseless rumour perpetrated by the so-called students’ leaders of fake organizations. It was stated in a joint meeting of the office bearers of the Central committee and Executive meeting of Assam State Committee Mahasabha. The meeting took place at Patherkandi, Karimganj District, Assam on October 25, 2009.

In the meeting, 34 satyagrahis were felicitated by Dr. Debendra Kumar Sinha, President of the Central Committee and by the dignitaries of Mahasabha. It is to be noted that 34-student satyagrahis were brutally injured when the 5th Assam Police Battalions resorted to lathicharge during the 12-hours NH 44 Road blockade at Patherkandi in the year 1995. In the police action, student leader Shalil Sinha succumbed to injury the next day at the Silchar Medical College on December 31, 1995.

The meeting appealed all the office bearers of the Mahasabha to work sincerely to strengthen the apex and the oldest organization of the Bishnupriya Manipuri community. Special emphasis was given on having a permanent fund and carrying out membership drive at the grass root level. It also stressed on the necessity of mass awareness about the Mahasabha to counter the propaganda being spreaded by a section of fake students.
The meeting was presided over by Bhupendra Sinha, President, Assam State Committee. The speakers who spoke on the occasion were Swapan Sinha, General Secretary, NBMM ASC; Dr. Probat Sinha, General Secretary, NBMM; Subash Sarma, President, Sri Sri Radhamadov Sewa Puja Committee; Satyen Sinha, Working President; Nilkanta Sinha, President Tripura State Committee; Anil Sinha (Goutam), Vice President (Diphu); Maipak Sinha, President Protapgorh Anchalic Committee and others.

Lastly, the newly formed Bishnupriya Manipuri Andolan Parishad headed by Sanju Sinha, the  President; Kukil Sinha, Working President; Sashaka Sinha, and Hemen Sinha, General Secretary with 21-members were formally announced in the meeting and the list of names was handed over to Umakanta Sinha, General Secretary Andolan Parishad, Assam State Committee.

A brief History of Mahasabha

Full detail

Today is Shakolsher (Thursday)

What next?


  1. Regarding History of Bishnupriya Manipuri Slides, it is confirmed that the "MUNDAMALA MAHAMEL" is organised in Patharkandi in the district of Karimganj, Assam not in Tripura as mention in the slides. Mundamala is situated at Patharkandi and his a Historical place.


Post a Comment

We all love comments. It is moderated

Popular posts from this blog

The 'Star' Krishankant Sinha of Space City Sigma

By RK Rishikesh Sinha, New Delhi It is a myth that the all-knowing Internet knows everything. One such myth relates to old television stuff aired on Doordarshan before 1990. Search in Google “Space City Sigma”, the search engine would throw up reminiscent results from the people who still long for those days. Those days were really golden days. Krishankant Sinha in the role of Captain Tara in Space City Singma For those who have watched Doordarshan some 15 to 20 years back, am sure they will have nostalgic memories of it. The days when possessing a now ubiquitous looking television set was a luxury. It was a neighbour’s envy product. It was a visual product to showoff, to flaunt that we have a television set . Those were the days when black and white, locked television was rarely found in homes. The days became immortal for teleserials like Ramayana, Mahabharata, Swami’s Malgudi Days (Ta-Na-Na-Na…), Ek-Do-Teen-Char (Title song: Ek do teen char, chaaro mil ke saath chale to

Shastriya sangeet exponent no more

Post Bureau, Silchar/Guwahati (Mar 31): Renowned Shastriya Sangeet (Uchchangik) exponent from the Barak Valley and gold medalist (1983-84) from the Bangiya Sangeet Parishad, Calcutta Guru Motilal Sinha breathed his last at 10 pm on Friday at his Bhakatpur residence on the outskirts of Silchar town. Born in the family of Ojha Deveswar Singha and late Kusumleima Devi on Poush 11, 1330 Bangabda, Motilal Sinha had his graduation in vocal music (Bisharad in Shashtriya Sangeet) from Bhadkhande, Lucknow and master’s degree (Nipun with gold medal) from the Bangiya Sangeet Parishad, Calcutta. In 1960, he started teaching classical music (vocal) at Silchar. He had a long stint in the Silchar Sangeet Vidyalaya as its honorary principal since 1960. He also worked in Government Higher Secondary and Multipurpose Girls’ School, Silchar, and retired in 1985. He had received the Assam State Award as an ideal music teacher. He had a stint in conducting a programme on the teaching of Rabindra Sangeet

Sri Sri Bhubaneshwar Sadhu Thakur

By Ranita Sinha, Kolkata Sri Sri Bhubaneshwar Thakur, the great saint of the Bishnupriya Manipuri Community was born on 26th October, 1871, in a remote village of Cachar district called Baropua in the state of Assam. He was born to a Xatriya Manipuri family. His father Sri Sanatan Pandit was a Sanskrit teacher and mother Srimati Malati Devi, a house wife. Sadhu Baba from his childhood was indifferent to all worldly happenings. He was engrossed in chanting the name of Lord Krishna. Along with other students of his age, Sadhu Baba started taking lessons of grammar and other spiritual literature from his father. At a very young age he lost his mother but he was brought up with utmost love and care by his step mother. At the age of eighteen, Sadhu baba lost his father, so, to continue his spiritual education under the guidance of Rajpandit Mineshwas Swarbabhwam Bhattacherjee, he went to Tripura. But within one year he made up his mind to visit all the holy places and as such he took permis