|Stir for subdivision status for Goreswar|
GORESWAR, Aug 8 - The Goreswar Subdivision Demand Committee (GSDC), local units of the AASU, ABSU, Yuba Chatra Parishad, BJP, AGP, Congress, BPF, UDPF, AKRASU, ABMSU, BYSF, BSS, ASS, GPC, GPG, KMSS SKSU and other non-political organisations observed a two-hour road blockade programme at Sukla Irrigation Chowk here on Friday, demanding the creation of a subdivision at Goreswar. The blockade started at around 10 am.
Jagannath Sarma and Haricharan Deka, president and secretary of the GSDC, respectively, led the road blockade programme and later, they submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister through the SDC of Goreswar Revenue Circle, Debeswar Bora and Pankaj Chamua (I/C), respectively, demanding to take urgent steps to create a subdivision at Goreswar in Baksa district.
However, the GSDC, along with the members of political parties and non-political organisations, had also staged a two-hour sit-in demonstration in front of the Goreswar Revenue Circle gate on July 28, reiterating their demand to the Assam Government for creation of a subdivision in the area.
On August 1 too, the GSDC committee, along with the members of political parties and other non-political organisations, staged a two-hour hunger strike reiterating the same demand.