GUWAHATI, Feb 26 � A multipurpose community hall, built by the Manipuri Development Council (MDC) on the premises of the Gauhati Manipuri Social Organisation at Ganeshguri, was inaugurated by Jiten Borgoyari, Commissioner and Secretary, WPT and BC on Monday, stated a press release.
Borgoyari also distributed cheques for handloom activities to various Manipuri villages of Kamrup district.
Speaking on the occasion, Borgoyari lauded the efforts of the Manipuri Development Council. Work on eight more such multipurpose community halls is going on in full swing at Sivasagar, Lanka, Lakhipur, Lala, Dullabcherra and Karimganj.
The MDC chairman handed over a memorandum with a five-point charter of demands to the Chief Minister through the Commissioner and Secretary, WPT and BC. The demands include ST status, Manipuri language teachers in schools, creation of a satellite Manipuri Autonomous Council in Assam, etc., the release added.