Diphu, July 16 (EMN): As part of the struggle movement against the state domination of Karbi Anglong, the Karbi Students’ Association (KSA) will be celebrating ‘Karbi Students’ Day’ on the eve of its 58th birth anniversary this month. This was informed in a press communiqué.
Vice president Thomson Rongpi in a press statement said the program will be celebrated on July 21, 2017 in two respective places, in Diphu at Joysing Doloi auditorium hall and at Kollonga in West Karbi Anglong.
The students’ organisation further informed that the event will be observed with the theme ‘I am a witness to the sufferings of the people; I shall bear it to their liberation.’
The organisation stated that the issues on which the students organisation will discuss during the programme includes Parliament’s commitment of Article 244 (A), reservation of 24 out 26 MAC seats under the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC), mechanism to control law and order and police under the KAAC, spirit of MoU signed on April 1, 1995 between the Central, State and movement leaders, fulfilment of the provisions of KAAC (District Council) Rule 128, 129 of the under the Sixth Schedule, amendment of Article 371 (1) for preservation of cultural and religious practices of the Karbis, restoration and protection of traditional boundary of Karbi inhabited area and non-interference of Assam Government on the autonomy of the KAAC.
Several ethnic students’ organisations from both Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao district has been invited as part of celebration programme, added the press statement.
Karbi Students Association to celebrate Karbi Students Day on July 21