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Up to date: November 3, 2020 9:38:37 pm
In an effort to accord formal honourarium to neighborhood leaders of various tribes of Tripura, the BJP-IPFT authorities has rolled out a brand new scheme of Rs 2,000 honourariums for neighborhood leaders of 19 indigenous clans of the state.
A notification issued by Tribal Welfare Director LT Darlong states that the scheme would accord honourarium allowances to chief socialists of the communities. “In recognition of the contribution of the ‘Samajpatis’ of the varied tribal communities within the growth of the tribal neighborhood and the general growth of the state, the federal government of Tripura has determined to offer honorarium allowances to the chief socialists of the tribal communities,” the notification stated.
Nonetheless, the tribal chiefs or ‘samajpati’ must apply for his or her recognition and honourarium in a prescribed type launched by the federal government.
The purposes can be accepted until November 23 within the workplace of Tribal Welfare Director.
Reacting to the difficulty, former Chief Government Member (CEM) of the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) Radhacharan Debbarma stated the scheme ought to embrace neighborhood leaders in any respect ranges and never simply senior ones, if it has to do justice to indigenous communities.
“In our tribal communities, there are Samajpatis like Para Phang or Choudhury in native ranges and Hangkors, Mayals and Hoda in increased ranges. In case of Christians, neighborhood leaders are totally different; for Vaishnavites, there are Mahantas and Baantes for Buddhists. The federal government ought to make clear this factor and embrace all indigenous neighborhood leaders within the ambit of this scheme,” he advised indianexpress.com.
Debbarma added that the scheme shouldn’t be used for assembly any political ends, with an indirect reference to the forthcoming ADC elections.
Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb earlier introduced on June 20 this yr about his authorities’s resolution to pay honourariums to tribal neighborhood ‘samajpatis’.
As a part of its pre-poll guarantees, the state authorities earlier hiked social safety pensions from Rs 700 to Rs 1,000 per 30 days and few others to Rs 2,000.
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