Nath Yogi Demands ST, Satellite Autonomous Council


KOKRAJHAR, SEP 20: The All BTC Nath Yogi Students Union has demanded declaration of state holiday on 20th September as Swahid Divos to pay respect and honour to the martyrs of 1942 freedom movement at Dekiajuli where Manbar Nath had sacrifice his life in the Britiser’s bullet firing.
President of All BTC Nath Yogi Students Union Phukan Nath said that Nath Yogi community peoples had contributed in the freedom movement of India, but the community was not getting due respect and honour from the state government.
He said that the Nath Yogi community is innocent and bearful community in the state and that’s why peoples from the Nath Yogi community are still today remaining far from the development and welfare among the society.
He has demanded granting of Scheduled Tribe(ST) status to the Nath Yogi community, creation of satellite autonomous council in the state to meet heathy development and welfare of the Nath Yogi peoples.
The 42nd Swahid Divos was observed at Gendrabill ground and Fakiragram Public High School ground in Kokrajhar district to mark the death anniversary of Manbar Nath, who sacrifice his life for the cause of the freedom movement.
The day was organized by All Assam Nath Yogi Students Union and BTC Nath Yogi Students Union separately with day long programme scheduled.
In the programmed of BTC Nath Yogi Student Union, ABSU general secretary Lawrence Islary graced as chief guest. Islary said that the Nath Yogi student union was working for the welfare and development of the community since it’s inception. He has urged citizens of the community to come forward while bringing healthy social uplift and educational development to pave the way healthy integration.
President of the All Assam Nath Yogi student union Lakhan Nath hoisted flag followed by floral tribute to martyrs.
Secretary of the students union Arabinda Nath demanded development and welfare for the Nath Yogi community in the state.He said that the Nath Yogi community is still today deprived from development and welfare aspects due to insincerity attitude of government.
He has demanded healthy development and welfare for the Nath Yogi community. He also urged state government to accord respect and welfare initiatives towards the martyr family members from Nath Yogi community.


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