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Delegation meets Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting


Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, C M Jatua convened a meeting with Bishnupriya Manipuri delegation from Assam to discuss the broadcasting of Bishnupriya Manipuri language programmes on All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan Kendra of Guwahati and Silchar.

The meeting that was organized at the direction of Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni, took place in New Delhi on September 29, 2009.

The delegation comprised Anil Krishna Rajkumar, President, NBMSU; Subal Sinha, Chairman, BMGSP; Samir Sinha, Principal Secretary, BMGSP and Gopidas Sinha, Chief Advisor, NBMSU.

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    1. How was the name of the delegation's leader Dr.Ashok Kumar Sinha,General Secretary of Sahitya Sabha, is missing from the list when the photograph clearly showing a bearded man with white cap standing 2nd from left.Was it purposely deleted or printing mistake? Other organisation members of the delegation probebly didn't like to share the hard earned name with Sahitya Sabha. Anyway,I have talked to Dr. Ashok Kr.Sinha at Radhakund, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
      On last 10th May 2008 I, as a working president of Mahasabha,also led a delegation along with the Delhities with the help of Sri Lalit Mohan Shuklabaidya,MP.Similar assurance was given to us.Let us hope this time, something should come in our hand.In my view,the delegation should have included the representative of local Bishnupriya Manipuri Organisation.
      They are the people who often chase the files,rather follow up the matters in various offices.We must always take their guidence once we land in Delhi.We should not neglect them in future.

    2. In my earlier comment, Please read

      'mustachioed man with white cap'
      instead of
      'bearded man with white cap'

      I would like to add few more points to my earlier comment.
      Dr.Ashok kumar Sinha,the general secretary of Bishnupriya Manipuri Sahitya Sabha told me that he along with others went to meet Mr.
      C.M.Jatua at his office and the photograph is a testimony to it.
      The photogrph shows the minister seating on his chair and the so called delegates standing behind him.Had there been a meeting convened by him,he should have been seen standing along with the delegates as per protocol; but it was not.Let the readers decide, what exactly was.Definitely there might be a memorandum submitted to
      minister,let it be published in news papers, so that people may at least have a look at what exactly the status of the demand.


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