Khas intensify schedule tribe (ST) status struggle

In an effort to intensify its struggle for schedule tribe status, the Khas Janajati Mahasangh has undertaken the task of forming unit committees in several places in Kalimpong. As part of the process the organization today formed a branch committee at Nokdara in Lava after holding a meeting at Rampuri Mandir premises here. The meeting was attended by organization’s Gorubathan president Durga Bahaduri Thakuri, Kalimpong sub-divisional committee president Mahendra Budathoki and assistant secretary Sibhu Chettri along with members of 85 Thakuri families of the region.

Khas intensify schedule tribe (ST) status struggle
Khas community

Ashok Thakuri and Bhim Bhadur Chettri have been elected to the posts of president and secretary respectively for the new unit committee. Besides forming the unit committee the meeting also discussed about organizational activities in demand of ST status for the Khas community.


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