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NBMM thanks Gogoi for Cabinet decision on development councils

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By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, May 4: The Nikhil Bishnupriya Manipuri Mahasabha (NBMM) thanked Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for the Cabinet decision taken yesterday to form a development council each for the Bishnupriya Manipuris, Nath-Jogis and the Muslim fishermen community of the State.

Talking to this reporter, NBMM secretary general Udai Sinha from Silchar said: “The proposed development councils will go a long way for the development of the backward communities concerned.” He also thanked Assam Government spokesman Himanta Biswa Sarma who had first made the announcement on the formation of the Bishnupriya Manipuri Development Council on the floor of the Assembly, Welfare of Plain Tribe and Backward Classes (WPT & BT) Minister Pramila Rani Brahma and Patharkandi MLA Kartik Sena Sinha, who was working overtime to get the proposed development council sanctioned. The NBMM secretary general also thanked former Union minister Santosh Mohan Dev, State ministers Gautam Roy and Dinesh Prasad Goala and Parliamentary Secretary Ajit Singh who have been extending their helping hand since raising the demand for the Bishnupriya Manipuri Development Council at the biswa sanmelan (world conference) of the NBMM in 2003.

Courtesy: The Sentinel 

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