National conference of Adivasi Bharat Mahasabha from today

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Feb 2018 12:01:09

Staff Reporter 


HIGHLIGHTING the major issues related to increasing oppression on Adivasi community members across the country, the first ever national conference of Adivasi Bharat Mahasabha will evaluate present status and will demand Union Government for strictly implementation of laws made for atrocities on adivasi. These views were expressed by Chhattisgarh. Bhojlal Netam Convener and Saura Yadav
Co-ordinator of Adivasi Bharat Mahasabha (ABM) during press conference here. The national conference will be held from February 2 to February 4 at Godwana Bhawan.

Addressing to media persons, Bhojilal Netam, convener of National Conference of Adivasi Bharat Mahasabha alleged that laws are made to stop atrocities on members belonging to adivasi community, but State Governments are lacking proper implementation of these laws. He said during the conference senior leaders of various adivasi organizations will hold discussion on this burning issue and suggest government regarding implementation of law to curb oppression.

Coordinator Saura Yadav said that ABM conference will also hold discussions on future programmes for tribals in country and on the issues of national importance like CNT and SPT Act, PESA Act, CAMPA Act, 5th and 6th Schedule, National Industrial Economic Corridor, Importance of Gram Sabha, displacement in the name of various development projects, on imposing false charges on innocent poor tribal people in the name of naxal.

He added that more than 12.5 crore people of the population of country are tribal people or fall under scheduled tribe
category. They are the most oppressed people long with the dalit and scheduled caste people.

The public meeting slated at Budha Talaab on February 2 willfeatures speakers like leading adivasi activists like Kalu Ram (Kaka) Dadode and Raju Dadode from Adivasi Ekta Parishad Maharashtra, Soni Sori, Social Activist, Bhojlal Netam from ABM, Janak Lal Thakur, Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha, Viren Lobo, Rajasthan Majdoor Kisan Union (Adivasi Prakoshth), Arjun Singh from Jharkhand, Comrade K.N. Ramachandran, General Secretary CPI (M-L) Red Star, B.P.S. Netam from Sarva Adivasi Samaj, Shishupal Sori from Chhattisgarh, Ramdev Gupta from Uttar Pradesh and Bibek Ranjan from Odisha.