Protest held in opposition to Karbi Accord in Diphu


A day after the Karbi Accord was inked in New Delhi, a physique of 24 organisations protested in opposition to it in Diphu.

These organisations need the hill district to declared as ‘autonomous state’ below the supply of Article-244 (A) of the Structure.


Abinash Ronghang, convenor of the 24-organization discussion board mentioned that the accord has not talked about Article-244 (A)

The Article implies creation of an autonomous state which incorporates the native legislature or Council of Ministers.

He mentioned 10 seats within the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) is saved open. That is no fascinating.

As per the accord the variety of seats within the council is elevated from 30 to 50, six members shall be nominated by the Governor. Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma mentioned that 34 seats shall be reserved for scheduled tribes. ” Rs 1000 Crore bundle shall be spent over a interval of 5 years.”

The protesting organizations argued ,”There isn’t a level of reservation of seats in sixth schedule administered areas like KAAC. All of the seats should be reserved for tribals. ”

Certainly one of signatory of the accord Songbijit Ingti Kathar was given rousing welcome in Guwahati airport.

He mentioned peace will return to the hill districts. With improvement bundle numerous tasks shall be accomplished.

Representatives of Karbi Longri North Cachar Hills Liberation Entrance/ KLNLF, Folks’s Democratic Council of Karbi Longri/ PDCK, United Folks’s Liberation Military/ UPLA, Karbi Folks’s Liberation Tigers/KPLT factions inked the accord with centre.



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