Ahead of the subsequent yr’s meeting polls in Assam, the BJP-led authorities in the present day rolled out the second part of its pet undertaking of giving land to landless indigenous communities. The state authorities in the present day allotted land deeds to over three thousand individuals at a operate held at a school playground in Majuli district. With this allotment, a couple of lakh indigenous individuals secured their rights on their lands.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on the event introduced that his authorities would relentlessly pursue to meet all of the calls for of Assam Accord.
In yet one more land doc distribution occasion in Jorhat, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma mentioned that within the final 4 and half years, the federal government has freed 13, 362 bighas of land from the encroachers.
In the 2016 meeting polls in Assam, when the BJP and its allies defeated the Congress to determine a BJP-led authorities for the primary time within the state, the occasion fought the polls on the promise of securing and safeguarding Jati (Community), Mati (land) and Bheti ( fireplace or homeland).
Chief Minister Sonowal additionally mentioned that his authorities can be dedicated to meet Clause VI of the Assam Accord and publication of a flawless NRC within the State.
Mr Sonowal mentioned that after coming to energy, he himself went to see the progress of fencing works alongside India-Bangladesh border and with the assistance of the Central authorities, concrete and pragmatic steps have been taken to seal the border.
He additional mentioned that as a mark of tribute to the supreme sacrifice of the those that died within the Assam Agitation. The members of the family of those that died the agitation have been supplied monetary help to the tune of Rs 5 lakh every and those that sustained accidents got Rs 2 lakh every. His authorities took steps to make the sattra lands free from encroachment.
“If one happens to go to Barpeta, one can see how the villages and voter list has changed. Just take the voter list of 1960, 1971 and compare the same with the present one, one can see the change. One can realize the challenge faced by people. In several places, government lands were encroached. Facing the onslaught of encroachment, sattras (neo-vashnavite monasteries) shifted to safer places. There are instances when individuals have encroached 200 to 300 bighas of land. In the process, motifs of Sanatan culture were lost or were in the process of being lost” Himanta Biswa sarma mentioned in Jorhat.
Barpeta is without doubt one of the Bengali talking Muslim-dominated district within the state the place the Congress and Maulana Badaruddin Ajmal-led AIUDF has executed nicely within the final meeting polls.