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Tiwa organisations stage dharna

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MORIGAON, Dec 21 - All Tiwa Students� Union (ATSU), Tiwa Yuva Chatra Parishad (TYCP), Tiwa Protection Samiti and All Tiwa Women Association today staged a sit-in strike programme in front of the Deputy Commissioner�s office demanding Sixth Schedule autonomy to Tiwa Autonomous Council.

The agitating members of the Tiwa organisations later handed over a memorandum to the DC, Morigaon addressed to the Chief Minister demanding a solution to their four-point charter of demands. The agitating member demanded the government to ensure 6th Schedule autonomy to Tiwas, inclusion of those Tiwa villages, which are situated outside the areas of Tiwa Autonomous Council, introduction of Tiwa language in primary schools in Tiwa-dominated areas and protection of tribal belts and blocks from the onslaught of the illegal migrants at any cost.

On these demands, the four Tiwa organisations have declared their agitation from December 23 onwards. On December 23, the Tiwa organisation will observe the National Highway blockade followed by a 12-hour hunger strike programme on December 30 and finally the ATSU and TYCP have called for a 24-hour Central Assam bandh on January 6, 2020.

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Tiwa organisations stage dharna

MORIGAON, Dec 21 - All Tiwa Students� Union (ATSU), Tiwa Yuva Chatra Parishad (TYCP), Tiwa Protection Samiti and All Tiwa Women Association today staged a sit-in strike programme in front of the Deputy Commissioner�s office demanding Sixth Schedule autonomy to Tiwa Autonomous Council.

The agitating members of the Tiwa organisations later handed over a memorandum to the DC, Morigaon addressed to the Chief Minister demanding a solution to their four-point charter of demands. The agitating member demanded the government to ensure 6th Schedule autonomy to Tiwas, inclusion of those Tiwa villages, which are situated outside the areas of Tiwa Autonomous Council, introduction of Tiwa language in primary schools in Tiwa-dominated areas and protection of tribal belts and blocks from the onslaught of the illegal migrants at any cost.

On these demands, the four Tiwa organisations have declared their agitation from December 23 onwards. On December 23, the Tiwa organisation will observe the National Highway blockade followed by a 12-hour hunger strike programme on December 30 and finally the ATSU and TYCP have called for a 24-hour Central Assam bandh on January 6, 2020.