In order to facilitate protection of land rights of the indigenous people of state, State Minister of Public Health Engineering, Co-operation, Rihon Daimari distributed land pattas to 137 tribal families on Monday.
The tribal families were from remote Sikaridanga village 25 kms North of Mazbat town in Udalguri along the Assam-Arunachal border.
According to reports, tribal families were residing in the place since 1935.
Speaking on the occasion Daimari stated that the landless indigenous tribal people’s long standing demand of land pattas were fulfilled.
Mazbat legislator, Charan Boro also spoke on the occasion.
The event was also attended by BTC EM, Shyam Sundi; BTC MCLA, Ripen Daimari; Udalguri DC, Dilip Kr. Das; Dhansiri Forest Division, DFO,MK Sarma among others.