Tipra Motha’s memorandum on the plight of tribals in the state and ADC

Tipra Motha’s memorandum on the plight of tribals in the state and ADC
Tipra Motha’s memorandum on the plight of tribals in the state and ADC

The ADC, headed by Tipra Motha, has expressed its muted displeasure over the role of the state tribal welfare department in pushing for a total of 10 bills as well as 16 customary laws passed by the council and failing to obtain the governor’s assent. As many tribal communities and clans as there are over the years. In a memorandum addressed to the governor through his office, the ADC authority, representing a total of nine senior ADC functionaries, including chief executive members, executive members, Zilla Parishad members and MLAs, said the tribal people in the state were living like second-class citizens. have been For the continuous paucity of funds and subsequent step-motherly treatment by the state government.

The memorandum states that out of Rs 619.25 crore allocated for ADCs by the state government for the financial year 2022-2023, Rs 126.59 crore is yet to be released and this has resulted in delay in payment of salaries and other committed expenses. has been completed. There is deep anger among the workers and employees.

In the current financial year (2023-2024), only an amount of Rs 4.24 crore has been released for development works, which is absolutely insufficient. Further, the village council elections, originally scheduled for March 2021, have not been conducted so far despite the direction in this regard by the High Court of Tripura. It has also stood in the way of grassroots village level development work within the ADC areas.

The memorandum states, “Today when the prestigious office of the President of India is held by Smt. Draupadi Murmuji, herself a proud tribal and a living example of grit, courage and determination, we strongly believe that our concerns shall be duly addressed by you and others in authority”. It urged the Governor, as a person having wide experience in public life, to exercise his constitutional office and authority in the exercise of his constitutional office and authority by directing the State Government to sanction the funds payable to the ADC. Appealed to do justice to the people so that work can be done for development.The poor tribals can go without any hindrance.

The article is in Hindi


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