KOKRAJHAR, MAR 16: The Gaonburahs of Bodoland region have staged a two-hour sit-in protest demonstration today in front of MG Park in Kokrajhar town in support of demanding immediate step to make appointment of Gaonburahs and filling up of vacancies of Gaonburahs across the Bodoland Territorial Region districts.
Hundreds of Gaonburahs from different districts of Bodoland region participated the protest demonstration holding placards, banner in support of demanding appointments of Gaonburahs with immediate steps across region.
The protest demonstration was organised by BTAD Gaonburah Association to pressurise the BTC and state government for taking immediate step towards the appointments of Gaonburah and welfare initiative from the government.
The association has slammed the BTC and state government for not initiating any welfare and development aspects for the Gaonburahs in a region.
Notably, nearly 2700 Gaonburahs in Bodoland Territorial Region districts are working as Gaonburah with rendering dedicated services.
The association urged the BTC government and state to take bold step for appointment of Gaonburahs in the village level in BTR districts.
Gaonburah association leader Birhang Mushahary has demanded immediate step for appointment of Gaonburahs across the Bodoland region. He said that several district’s Gaonburahs of the state are enjoying salaries in rendering their services, but Gaonburahs of Bodolanf region are depriving their due rights and opportunities till date.
He said that the Gaonburahs are leaders of the grassroots and subsequently Gaonburahs must get respect and opportunities of their due rights from the government.