GORESWAR, April 8 - �No new land policy was made in the executive council meeting held on January 12 as stated in certain media circles which brought about confusion among the common people. Only a minute was wrongly drafted which created confusion and non-Bodo leaders took the chance to lead the common people astray.
�The BTC authority has no power to change the land policy� said BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary on Thursday in a meeting organized by Goreswar Circle Officer Alakananda Medhi at the community hall of Goreswar circle office campus to discuss with all sections of the people the matter of purchase and sale of land in BTAD. The purpose of the meeting was explained by Maheswar Basumatary, EM, BTC and Hagrama Mohilary, Chief Executive Member of the BTC presided over the meeting.
Tamulpur MLA-cum-president of the BTC Land and Revenue Advisory Board, Emanuel Mushahary assured the public that the system of sale and purchase of land will remain the same as before. No new system has been adopted by the BTC. Randri Boro from Bodo Sahitya Sabha, Homlal Sarma from the All Gorkha Students� Union(AAGSU), Nuzrul Islam from ABMSU, Amrit Nath from Nath Jogi Sanmiloni, Dayal Sutradhar from the All Bengali Youth Students� Federation (ABYSF), Biren Kalita from the Congress, Fazlul Karim from the Goriya Moriya Desiya Sangathan, Abinash Roy from the Goreswar Senior Citizens� Association and Samar Baruah from the AASU attended the meeting and explained their problems on the purchase and sale of land. Hagrama Mohilary answered all questions put forward by the leaders.
Alakananda Medhi also delivered a speech in the meeting. Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary spoke in the meeting on the land and revenue system of the council. He also explained the policy of purchase and sale of land.
The meeting concluded with the vote of thanks offered by Maheswar Basumatary, EM, BTC. BTC EM Alindra Mushahary and Ganesh Kochary also attended the meeting along with the Principal Secretary and Joint Secretary of the BTC authority with many top officials and public of Goreswar area.
BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary also laid foundation stones of the permanent office building of the Goreswar Town Committee with Rs 46 lakh, Goreswar Town Hall with provision for G+3 store under the 5th Assam State Finance Commission with Rs 1.25 crore and an open stage with Rs 10 lakhs respectively before the meeting today.