Constitutional recognition as Adivasi demanded
Indigenous students of Rajshahi University (RU) have demanded constitutional recognition as Adivasi as well as formation of land commission and full-fledged implementation of Chittagong Hill Tracts peace accord.
Over 50 students under the banner of 'Indigenous Students' Council' raised the demands at a human chain programme in front of the university unit central library yesterday.
They also protested attacks on indigenous people at different parts of the country.
They alleged that they were recognised as "ethnic minority groups” instead of Adivasi after the 15th amendment to the constitution.