Gaon Ganrajya Sammelan (Abu Road): A colossal meeting was held at the end ofyear where around 3500 tribals from 60 villages of Abu Road congregated at Akra Bhatta to show a support for the establishment of village republics (Gaon Ganrajya). This sammelan was a combination of Mukhiya Sammelan and Mahila Sammelan.

Several tribal leaders and BBAVM members addressed the whole crowd about Gaon Ganrajya, BBAVM, Tendupatta Cooperative Society, Ekal Naari Shakti Sangthan, Employment Guarantee Act, Right to Information Act and Jangal Jameen.

Zila Pramukh (Sirohi), Pradhan (Abu Road) and CMHO (Sirohi) came to address the gathering and were taken away by the overwhelming response of the tribals on establishing self-rule in their villages. All the three guests told that they would extend all possible support to the villagers in this regard. Legal aspects of Tribal Self Rule were told in detail.

A cultural team also gave their performance laying emphasis on attending Gram Sabhas.