By TC News Desk
Agartala: November 09. Former Minister and ex MLA Mevar Kumar Jamatia today said that 90 percent of the IPFT’s different organization merged with TIPRA Motha.While addressing a press conference this afternoon at Ujjayanta Palace the former minister Mevar who joined TIPRA Motha said he has worked for many years, especially for the cause of tribal people.
“Until and unless we unite together our demands will not be fulfilled. Until and unless we come together our demands will not fulfill. Our goal is to achieve something. And we want some solution and without solution, we won’t compromise”, he said.Claiming that he is the founder of the IPFT, the former minister said that after the formation of an alliance with the BJP the activity of the party become slow. “Earlier we have lot of activities and after alliance with BJP it is nearly zero. Without any activity why people will support the IPFT? Very unfortunate actually that BJP and BJP Janajati Morcha the tribal unit of the ruling party not allowed to work in the tribal belt”, Mevar alleged.
He also lashed out at the BJP for not fulfilling the demands which were promised before the alliance.“In my four years as a cabinet minister, I tried to do something for people but couldn’t. Even the government didn’t fulfill our simple demands. I have asked several times to union ministers but nothing has been done”, he alleged.He further informed that IPFT have 34 divisions and out of that more than 90 percent IPFT have merged with Tipra Motha. “Some of them are left and I believe in coming days more will join”, the former minister said.The chairman of TIPRA Motha Pradyot said, “Thansa means unity and to work for the survival, right, for basic requirement and for constitutional demands keeping ego and attitude aside. Political parties have used tribal for vote bank politics”.