TURA, Feb 16 � Delhi A�chik Youth Association (DAYA) has submitted a memorandum to Union Home Minister P Chidambaram recently to resolve the Garo-Rabha conflict permanently.
The delegates also had a brief discussion with Shambhu Singh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs in charge of North East about the genesis and the present crisis. They pointed out the major problems which led to the shameful ethnic violence and the slow reaction of Assam police in giving security to the Garo community in Assam.
The Association strongly urged upon the Ministry to immediately release the Garo youths detained in Goalpara jail and to provide adequate security to the students who are yet to appear for board and other exams as well as to the people residing in other cities of the country.
The association also asked the Home Ministry to take stern action against those miscreants who called bandhs during Christmas season and to stop the illegal tax collection by a students union which created a lot of inconvenience to the Garos residing in border areas between Assam and Meghalaya.
DAYA has also urged the concerned Ministry to speed up the repair the road from Shillong to Tura via Nongstoin and to make functional Baljek Airport in Garo Hills. The delegation comprised DAYA president Benny A Sangmaand others.