Assam Speaker’s initiative’ draws praise in Karbi Anglong

Diphu, October 11: Karbi Anglong-North Cachar Hills Autonomous State Demand Committee (KANCHASDCOM) and its associates today lauded Assam Legislative Assembly speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami for initiating the discussion on the issue of socio-economic development of autonomous hills district of Assam on September 26 and consequently convening the session on October 5, 2018, at the Assam Legislative Assembly.

The KANCHASDCOM, Karbi Students’ Association (KSA), Karbi Riso Adorbar (KRA), Karbi So Arlo Amei  and Karbi Unemployed Youth Association through a joint press statement have mentioned that it was the first ever initiative under the new clause ‘speaker’s initiative’ where representatives of the social organisations and social workers of Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao Autonomous Hills Districts, both ruling and opposition parties MLAs of other districts of Assam could take the opportunity to articulate their opinion on the issue in the special session of the assembly on September 26 and on October 5.

“We offer our heartfelt gratitude to 5 MLAs from the two hills districts who include Bhadra Hagjer, Dr. Numal Momin, Joyram Engleng, Dr. Mansing Rongpi and HAD minister Sum Ronghang for taking part in the special session and expressed their opinions on the said problems of the socio-economic upliftment and its related burning political problem of the Article 244 (A) of the Indian constitution favoring its immediate implementation fully,” the statement held.