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Bishnupriya Manipuri demand introduction of language, appointment of language teachers, establishment of Devolopment Council

Bishnupriya Manipuri community raised the demand for introducing the Bishnupriya Manipuri language in the primary stage of education, appointment of Bishnupriya Manipuri language teachers and SI of schools, and establishment of Devolopment Council in Assam and Tripura.

The Nikhil Bishnupriya Manipuri Mahasabha meet was held at Kailasahar, Tripura. The 43rd conference drew participation of over 450 delegates from all across the country and also from United States, Bangladesh and Australia. 

President of the Mahasabha, Dr. Debendra Kr Sinha, inaugurated the conference by hoisting the Mahasabha flag, followed by singing of the Mahasabha song " Joyo Joyo Mahasabha" by the artist from Sangitshri Silchar. 

The conference was attended by the Minister for Education Govt. of Tripura Sri Tapan Chakraborty, Sri Jiten Choudhury Minister for Rural Development, Sri Lakhan Kar Member Zilla Parishad and Sri Banamali Sinha, IAS Principal Secretary Govt. of Tripura.

In the opening session, Sri Jiten Choudhury appreciated the Bishnupriya Manipuri community for their tolerance and faith in democracy. 

In his speech, he said that there is no docoits and extremists in this society. 

“They are very peace loving, non-violent and culturally developed people”, he said. 

“Chowdhury expressed his support to the demands placed by the Mahasabha and assured that necessary steps will be taken for the fulfillment of their demands during appointment of teachers” as read in news web site. 

Lakshmindra Sinha, General Secretary of Nikhil Bishnupriya Manipuri Sahitya Parishad, is his speech said the main purpose of the conference is to unite the people living in various parts of the globe under one umbrella. 

A cultural evening was marked by a spectacular display of Raso dance. Renowned artist Tamanna Rahman and her troupe performance held the assembled audience simply spellbound for hours. 

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