A STUDY ON MASS ORGANIZATION IN ASSAM

Mass organization has played a vital role in Assam. In the present day a youth icon named Akhil Gogoi who is a peasant leader and an RTI activist from Assam. Over the years he has been leading many anti-graft movements in the state. Akhil came to national attention after he was awarded the Shanmugam Manjunath Integrity Award in 2008 for his relentless fight against corruption and attempts to bring transparency in government functionings. In 2010, he was awarded the national Right to Information (RTI) Award by Public Cause Research Foundation (PCRF) for his role in exposing the 1.25 crore scam in Sampoorna Gram Rozgar Yojna (SGRY) and Rs 60 lakh scam in the Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) in Golaghat district of Assam by using the RTI Act. He donated the entire sum of Rs. 2lakhs of the Award to his organisation KMSS.  Bodo Territorial Area District (BTAD), popularly known as Bodoland come into being as a result of an agreement signed among the Bodo Liberation Tigers, Government of India and the Government of Assam on 10th February, 2003. The Agreement is the culmination of the protracted Movement of the Bodo Ethnic group for a separate state. Under the agreement an Autonomous Council representing the different sections of the Population was formed and a package of substantial amount of Money was granted by the central government for development of the Bodo inhabited districts.

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