The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti along with 70 indigenous groups and a regional party launch new party Raijor Dal on 2 October | Sashank Chakraborty | Twitter
The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti along with 70 indigenous groups and a regional party launch new party Raijor Dal on 2 October | Sashank Chakraborty | Twitter
Text Size:

Guwahati: The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) along with 70 indigenous groups and a regional party on Friday floated a political outfit to fight the Assam assembly elections due next year, outgoing president of the peasant body Bhasco De Saikia said.

The new party, named ‘Raijor Dal’ (People’s Party) was launched on Gandhi Jayanti and the birthday of jailed KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi at a press conference here.

The 70 indigenous groups and the regional party, the ‘Sanjukta Anchalik Dal, Asom’, were together during the anti Citizenship (Amendment) Act agitation.

Saikia, who along with Gogoi will be the chief convenors of the ‘Raijor Dal’, said, “The new inclusive democratic political party with the slogan ‘Think globally, act locally’ would work for ushering in a new Assam with a new era of development taking every one together.

“All ethnic communities will be cooperating and working unitedly for the greater good of the state.”

National Award winning film director Jahnu Barua, prominent advocate and political leader Arup Borbora, Lachit Sena leader Sringkhal Chaliha, also addressed the press conference.


Also read: Akhil Gogoi to be CM candidate of political party launched by KMSS for Assam polls


 

Subscribe to our channels on YouTube & Telegram

Why news media is in crisis & How you can fix it

India needs free, fair, non-hyphenated and questioning journalism even more as it faces multiple crises.

But the news media is in a crisis of its own. There have been brutal layoffs and pay-cuts. The best of journalism is shrinking, yielding to crude prime-time spectacle.

ThePrint has the finest young reporters, columnists and editors working for it. Sustaining journalism of this quality needs smart and thinking people like you to pay for it. Whether you live in India or overseas, you can do it here.

Support Our Journalism

VIEW COMMENTS

4 COMMENTS

Comments are closed.