The newly floated political party Raijor Dal, backed by Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti, is gearing up for the forthcoming Assembly elections and formed its 101 member Jorhat District Convenors’ Committee.

The Convenors’ Committee  included Golap Deka, as chief convenor, advocates Sudipta Nayan Goswami, Hemen Borah, Surjya Mohan Das, Kesoram Chetia, Gita Sawra among others.

State convenor and KMSS local leader Dibyajoti Sarmah, who was arrested along with KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi for anti CAA protests in December, 2019 said that the convenors’ committees would be formed in all districts of Assam and would represent all communities and people from different walks of life.

Sarmah said that the conveners would fan out to all the villages and meet people at the grassroots to garner support and for more people to join the party.

“Unlike the RSS backed BJP and the Congress who indulge in politics of communalism, we will promote inclusiveness of all communities,” Sarmah said.

Slamming the BJP and its Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 Sarmah further said that people under this regime the party had destroyed the right of citizenship of the people of Assam and other birth rights.

He said no corrupt person would be included in the party and the watchwords of Raijor Dal would be progress and development sans corruption.

Among those who attended today’s meeting were members of Lachit Sena, MASS representatives of Moran Mottock community, KMSS and individuals representing different professions.

Smita Bhattacharyya

Smita Bhattacharyya is Northeast Now Correspondent in Jorhat. She can be reached at: triptyaddy@gmail.com