Governor of Meghalaya, Phagu Chauhan today attended a function organised by the Rachnatmak Nonia Sanyukt Sangh at Bihutoli playground, Guwahati. Around 20,000 people from different districts of Assam attended the programme.
During the programme, a memorandum was handed over to the Governor by the organising committee for the inclusion of the Nonia caste in the OBC category in Assam.
Later in the evening, Chauhan met with Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at Raj Bhavan, Guwahati where he brought to the notice of the chief minister the need to include the Nonia caste in the OBC category.
Sarma assured the Governor to look into the matter and take all necessary steps to see the fruition of the demand of the people belonging to the Nonia caste residing in Assam, at the earliest.