Diphu, Dec 8: The National People’s Party (NPP) inaugurated its office in Karbi Anglong on December 7, 2020, in Diphu, as it expands its reach ahead of Assam election scheduled for next year.
“The people of Karbi Anglong have always been very close to the fraternity of NPP”, a release said, while stating that it was always the vision of (L) Purno Sangma to work for the people of Karbi Anglong and boost the development of the region.
The release said, “In his (Purno Sangma) distinguished years as a politician, he always advocated for the rights of the indigenous tribal communities and focused on northeast centric policies. With our office established in the Karbi Anglong now, it is this vision that we will uphold and work closely with the people of the region to bring in not only the protection of culture, identity and language but also economic development, development of infrastructure and youth empowerment”.
The release informed that Karbi Anglong’s People’s Party merged with NPP at the function, which was attended by National Secretary of NPP James K. Sangma.
“The leadership of People’s Party’s President, Rajen Timung, will further strengthen our footprint in the region as he brings with him experience and knowledge of the issues affecting the region. The merger is a testament to our commitment to the core ideology and stand of the party in having a diverse representation from different backgrounds and tribes of the North East to be a unified force for the region”, the statement said.
During the ceremony, the NPP also instituted an adhoc committee for the districts of Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao to work towards inclusive development of the people. “This committee will work closely in consultation with the people of the region to develop roadmaps and plans to fulfil the aspirations of the people of Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao”, the statement added.