From a Staff Reporter
SILCHAR, Jan 19: Bishnupriya Manipuri Students’ Union (BMSU) president Gobinda Rajkumar, Bishnupriya Manipuri Ex-Servicemen Association (BMESA) secretary Lalit Sinha, Bishnupriya Manipuri Mahila Samiti (BMMS) leader Jyotsna Rajkumari, the Bishnurpiya Manipuri Andolan Parishad (BMAP) general secretary Uma Kanta Sinha and other organizations of the community thanked the Assam Government for inclusion of the Bishnupriya Manipuris in the Assam Linguistic Minority Development Board (ALMDB).
The organizations, however, demanded of the government to take immediate steps to replace the person who has been representing the Bishnupriya Manipuri community in the board with a man of clean image, failing which, they will resort to agitation. The organizations made it clear that they would not tolerate any bid to enter the proposed Bishnupriya Manipuri Development Council (BMDC) through the back door. THE SENTINEL