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Garo community slams Govt

By A Correspondent

BOKO, Feb 22 - The president of Garo National Council (GNC) criticised the ruling Congress Government in the State for its failure to address issues of Garo community living in Assam.

Pointing out the Government�s indifferent attitude towards the community, Benedict Alok Areng, president of GNC of Kamrup and Goalpara districts, alleged that in the Garo habited areas of the State, many schools are still run by a single teacher.

�There is no hospital in the areas with sufficient staff. Many people have died due to lack of proper treatment,� said Areng while addressing the fifth annual conference of Garo National Council (Santipur regional unit) at Nongaldonga village, 15 km from Boko.

The two-day conference held recently was also attended by Belson Marak, Anindra Marak among others.

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