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MEA monitoring plight of Khasis in Bangladesh  

Shillong, Sept 7:  After Joannes J T L Lamare, a resident of Nongkrem, apprised the Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheik Hasina and the ministry of external affairs regarding the plight of Khasi residents, the matter is being pursued by the authorities.

Lamare had sought the intervention of Bangladesh government regarding the destruction of betel nut plantations of Khasis by miscreants and the subsequent attack on Khasi residents there.

After the complaint, the ministry of external affairs said that the grievance was forwarded to the mission in Dhaka and the officials are in touch with local authorities and leaders. The officials may also visit the site with local authorities.

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