|Credentials of the MAK
MAK – MISING AGOM KÉBANG - the highest body of the Mising people, established in the year 1972 A.D. MAK is a non-political voluntary organization, dedicated to the cause of preservation and development of Mising language and literature, and has been registered as a ‘society’ under the SOCIETIES REGISTRATION ACT, 1860, Government of India (Registration No. 663 of 1978).
Jurisdiction of MAK
The jurisdiction of MAK is the State of Assam, India. It operates centrally as well as through its branches, named Bangke Agom Kébang (BAK), in all the districts of Assam, in both rural and urban areas, inhabited by people of the community. There may be BAKs in places outside the state of Assam also.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF MISING AGOM KÉBANG
(a) The MAK shall work for the all-round development of Mising culture in general, and of Mising language and literature in particular. Its activities will include:-
(i) Compilation and publication of various books in Mising language;
(ii) Collection and publication of Mising folk literature;
(iii) To work for introduction of Mising as a medium of instruction and/ or as a subject;
(iv) Publication of a mouthpiece.
(v) Such other activities as would promote Mising language and literature.
(b) The MAK shall strictly be a cultural, literary and linguistic association. It shall be aloof from all political and religious issues of controversial nature, it shall scrupulously avoid communalism.