Agartala: The Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT), allied partner of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in coalition government of Tripura has called for a meeting with ruling ‘The Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance’ of TTAADC on common demand of ‘Tipraland’.
The general secretary of IPFT, and Tribal Welfare minister Mevar Kumar Jamatia sent a letter to the chairman, president and general secretary of the ruling TIPRA Motha in Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council for meeting on October 16 at Geetanjali Guest House here in Agartala city.
In the letter, it is mentioned that “It is our immense pleasure to inform all likeminded political parties, NGOs, individual that IPFT has decided to form a Joint Movement Committee for full-fledged Statehood demand (TIPRALAND) and NRC to safeguard the native Indigenous peoples of Tripura.”
TIPRA chairman and member of district council (MDC) Pradyot Kishore Debbarman is interested to attend this meeting as indigenous people’s interest above everything for him.
Pradyot in social media wrote, “For the sake of thansa and despite my health i will attend for the sake of my people. We have to put our peoples interest above personal and party interest ! And we won’t compromise on our aims and objective as long as i am there #TIPRA #Thansa”.
Party sources reported that the chairman Pradyot, president Bijoy Kumar Hrangkhwal and other leaders will attend this meeting on October 16 next at 12 noon.