The C Times, 10th June 2017, Agartala: As a follow-up programme of the state BJP’s mass campaign in favour of implementation of 7thcpc in Tripura, today a mass rally and deputation was organised to submit a memorandum to the Governor Sri Tathagata Ray.
All BJP leaders and thousands of supporters joined the rally. The rally started from RabindraBhavan and proceeded towards Colonel Chowmunishouting slogans “cheating baaz Sarkar” and after reaching Kunjaban the rally was forcibly stopped by a contingent of a heavy police force that was already deployed there.The supporters formed small temporary groups to continue with their agitation and were addressed by various state BJP leaders.
Then a Four member delegate comprising of Pradesh President Sri Biplob Kumar Deb, Vice President Sri SubalBhowmick, JishnuDebbarma and ArunBhowmik submitted the memorandum to the Governor of Tripura.
Pradesh BJP President Biplab Kumar Deb while addressing the mob accused the left govt. of its inability to strengthen the economy and demanded immediate implementation of 7th CPC since this will not only end decade’s long deprivation and money flow in the state but also benefit all sections of the society and strengthen the backbone of the state economy.
The Tripura State Government Employees are getting salary according to 4th CPC, whereas other states in the country have already implemented 7thCPC. The demand of 7th CPC is a logical and legitimate right of the state govt. employees and pensioners said VP SubalBhowmik.
Earlier on the second week of May, the campaign was launched by Tripura BJP members by visiting the household of every state govt. employees and pensioners for their written consent in favour of implementation of 7th CPC in the state. As part of the campaign, BJP members submitted deputations to their respective sub-divisional magistrates across the state seeking appropriate and time-bound action on 16th May. It was followed by a mass stay-in strike on 24th May all over Tripura.Deputations were also submitted to the DM’s of all 8 districts of the state on 1st June 2017.
According to a source, the idea of the mass campaign was proposed by BJP National President Amit Shah on his visit to Tripura in the month of May. He urged the people of the land to join hands and fight for their right to 7th CPC.
The Governor provided assurance to the delegates and said that he will look into the matter and take necessary steps.