|Tribal bodies to launch stir|
GUWAHATI, Feb 10 – A meeting of the executive committee of the Co-ordination Committee of the Tribal Organisations of Assam held at the Tribal Rest House here today, decided to launch a series of agitation in support of its demand for a CBI enquiry into the allegation of violation of the provisions of ‘The Assam SCs and STs (Reservation of Vacancies in Services and Posts) Act. 1978 (As amended on 21st August, 2012).’
The executive committee today decided to make an appeal to the SC and ST people of the state to wear black badges on February 16. Thereafter, the members of its member organisations would stage a sit-in demonstration at Dispur Last Gate on February 23.
The Co-ordination Committee will launch an awareness campaign in the districts throughout the state, following the Last Gate programme, on the issue, said Aditya Khakhlari, chief co-ordinator of the Co-ordination Committee.