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KMSS condemns corruption in govt depts

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NARAYANPUR, Oct 20 � A public meeting was organised at Bani Sangha here recently under the sponsorship of the Narayanpur Press Club, which was attended by the general secretary of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samittee (KMSS), Akhil Gogoi.

The meeting was presided over by Kumud Saikia. The objective of the meeting was explained by Jagat Gogoi, the secretary of the Press Club.

Addressing the gathering, Akhil Gogoi flayed the large- scale corruption in the State under the alleged patronage of the present Government as well as during the tenure of the AGP Government. He held that the Government has no sympathy towards the poor farmers who are earning their bread through hard work. Due to failure of the Government to control the prices of essential commodities, the poor farmers have been badly affected.

He maintained that flood and erosion caused by different rivers have become a major problem in Lakhimpur, Dhemaji and Majuli since long, adversely affecting the socio-economic life of the people as a whole. Besides, floods have been rendering thousands of families homeless during every monsoon season in these districts. The flood victims and landless families have not been rehabilited by the Government. As such, these families are still found living on the embankments along different rivers in the districts.

He also pointed out that though there Irrigation department for water supply to fields, practically it has nothing for the farmers. The officers concerned and employers are receiving monthly salaries without doing any work. He alleged that the irregularities of the Irrigation department is also an example of completions against which the public should protest.

Further, the farmers leader urged the gathering to start a movement to stop the construction of big dams on the various rivers in Arunachal Pradesh which might cause great harm to the people of Dhemaji, Lakhimpur and Majuli.

Discussing the RTI Act, he held that it is a great weapon to fight against corruption and every conscious citizen of the localities concerned should take the help of the RTI Act to root out corruptions prevailing in various offices.

Chandra Hazarika, adviser of the press club, Dipankar Kakati, Kamal Gogoi and several other residents of the locality took part in the meeting.

Besides, the farmers� leaders also attended another public meeting held at Simaluguri Ranga Mancha where he explained his plan to root out corruption at different levels and appealed to the public to come forward to start a movement against all sorts of exploitation of farmers.

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KMSS condemns corruption in govt depts

NARAYANPUR, Oct 20 � A public meeting was organised at Bani Sangha here recently under the sponsorship of the Narayanpur Press Club, which was attended by the general secretary of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samittee (KMSS), Akhil Gogoi.

The meeting was presided over by Kumud Saikia. The objective of the meeting was explained by Jagat Gogoi, the secretary of the Press Club.

Addressing the gathering, Akhil Gogoi flayed the large- scale corruption in the State under the alleged patronage of the present Government as well as during the tenure of the AGP Government. He held that the Government has no sympathy towards the poor farmers who are earning their bread through hard work. Due to failure of the Government to control the prices of essential commodities, the poor farmers have been badly affected.

He maintained that flood and erosion caused by different rivers have become a major problem in Lakhimpur, Dhemaji and Majuli since long, adversely affecting the socio-economic life of the people as a whole. Besides, floods have been rendering thousands of families homeless during every monsoon season in these districts. The flood victims and landless families have not been rehabilited by the Government. As such, these families are still found living on the embankments along different rivers in the districts.

He also pointed out that though there Irrigation department for water supply to fields, practically it has nothing for the farmers. The officers concerned and employers are receiving monthly salaries without doing any work. He alleged that the irregularities of the Irrigation department is also an example of completions against which the public should protest.

Further, the farmers leader urged the gathering to start a movement to stop the construction of big dams on the various rivers in Arunachal Pradesh which might cause great harm to the people of Dhemaji, Lakhimpur and Majuli.

Discussing the RTI Act, he held that it is a great weapon to fight against corruption and every conscious citizen of the localities concerned should take the help of the RTI Act to root out corruptions prevailing in various offices.

Chandra Hazarika, adviser of the press club, Dipankar Kakati, Kamal Gogoi and several other residents of the locality took part in the meeting.

Besides, the farmers� leaders also attended another public meeting held at Simaluguri Ranga Mancha where he explained his plan to root out corruption at different levels and appealed to the public to come forward to start a movement against all sorts of exploitation of farmers.

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