Nagrakata, 9th August:
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples was celebrated at the Nagrakata Bus Stand Premises, today. The Trinamool Regional MLA Shukra Munda and the Nagrakata Block Development Officer Smriti Subba were the chief guests at the event which was jointly organized by the Tribal Youth Cultural and Development Association and North Bengal Tribal Development Council. In addition to this, a large number of people from tribal communities from the Dooars Terai region had gathered for the event.
On behalf of the organizing committee, Sanjay Kujur presented a memorandum to the Block Development Officer Smriti Subba demanding good education and proper health services and minimum daily wages. Jalpaiguri Mentor Amarnath Jha and Nagrakata Block Development Officer Smriti Subba were felicitated on behalf of the organizing committee in the midst of various folk cultural and other events. The visitors from different regions also presented their cultural programs in a very interesting way.