The State BJP has constituted a ‘Scheduled Tribe Morcha’ dedicated to the welfare of the local tribals of the state.
The ST Morcha formed yesterday will be led by Thomas Marak as its president.
The ‘vocal for local’ programme was also launched as a part of the “gaon chalo abhiyan,” which translates into reaching out across all the villages in Meghalaya.
During the programme the state president, Rikman G Momin felicitated the ST Morcha office bearers, district president and district committee and welcomed them into the BJP organisational structure.
As part of its state wide programme, will be reaching out to local villagers and raise awareness about the welfare schemes of the central government and will enable every local tribal to avail the various benefits, the party said today.