DHEMAJI, Oct 16: Takam Mising Poring Kebang (TMPK), the students’ union of the Mising tribe living in Assam observed its 47th foundation day in 11 Mising populated districts, including the capital district of Kamrupon Tuesday.
The TMPK leaders through the celebration made an introspection of their long 47-year journey in the field of socio-economic and political activities achieved during the period. They also recalled their bitter experience gained and political involvement during their long-term autonomy movement.
Prominent citizens of the community and other speakers suggested that TMPK activists put priority on education and agriculture sectors for development of the tribal community.
The TMPK, earlier known as the North East Frontier Agency Students Union was constituted at Jonai HSS in 1971 and later renamed as the TMPK (Mising Students’ Union) in 1982.
Over 160 sub committees throughout Assam observed the foundation day with participation of prominent Mising citizens and other invited guests.
The day observed by Dhemaji district committee was held at Bengenagora village, wherein the Mising Autonomous Council chief and president of the Mising Baane Kebang (literary body), Parmananda Chayengiya (Pangging) and TMPK central committee functionaries addressed the occasion.
In a similar manner,the Jonai Town Committee and 15 other anchalik TMPK committees under Dhemaji district observed the day at their respective areas with two days programmes, which concluded this evening.
Celebration of TMPK foundation day has been reported from Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Majuli, Sonitpur, Jorhat, Golaghat, Dibruagh, Tinsukia, Sivsagar and Kamrup districts of Assam.