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SILCHAR, August 1: A delegation of the Nikhil Bishnupriya Manipuri Mahasabha (NBMM) met Silchar Doordarshan Director Sakya Sundar Dhar recently and submitted a memorandum to him demanding regular broadcast of Bishnupriya Manipuri programmes from Doordarshan Silchar Centre. The unit also handed over the census report of the Mahasabha on the Bishnupriya Manipuri population to the Director.

Dhar assured the Mahasabha members that regular programmes on Bishnupriya Manipuri culture would be broadcast from Silchar Doordarshan centre soon. The unit was led by NBMM president Dr Debendra Sinha. Other members of the team were NBMM’s cultural committee central president Jogendra Sinha, NBMM’s principal secretary Uday Sinha and State general secretary Swapan Sinha.

Courtesy: The Sentinel (August 2, 2009)

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    1. NBMM says,Telecast of our BM programs would be started soon, as per assurance given to them by Doordarshan Director Mr.Sakya Sundar Dhar.How far is he equipped with central directives,only time would tell. And at the other hand two more organisations BMSU & BMSP are gearing up for the 501 hrs road blockade for non implementation of telecast & broadcast.We have a doubt who is correct & who is wrong.

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