GUWAHATI, Jan 8 � The 81-day march of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) in the Lower Assam areas came to an end with a valedictory meeting in front of the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup (Metro) here this afternoon.
The participants of the march, who numbered 106, also pledged to launch a steadfast struggle in the State to uphold the cause of the people at the Jalukbari cremation ground of Dr Bhupen Hazarika. They later paraded the entire distance from Jalukbari to Panbazar to reach the Deputy Commissioner�s court.
There they held the valedictory meeting, which was addressed by journalist Prakash Mahanta, former Cotton College principal Udayaditya Bharali, Debi Charan Girls� College teacher Padmalochan Nath and KMSS leaders Akhil Gogoi, Raju Bora, Pabitrabrata Daimary, Kumud Gogoi, Bedanta Laskar, Kamal Kumar Medhi, Nari Mukti Sangram Samiti�s Bimala Gogoi, Chah Shramik Mukti Sangram Samiti�s Dipak Tanti and Chatra Mukti Sangram Samiti�s Gajiur Rahman.
They later sent memorandums to the Prime Minister of the country and the Chief Minister of the State through DCP, Guwahati Rubul Gogoi. In the memorandum to the Prime Minister, the KMSS demanded revocation of the bill prepared to amend the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013 of the country. In its memorandum to the Chief Minister, it demanded introduction of a new land law in Assam to protect the land rights of the indigenous peoples.