Assam student groups unite against CAA, plan steps on protests


Guwahati: All Assam College students’ Union (AASU) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) have introduced formation of an advisory panel to border a top level view on the right way to restart the anti-Citizenship Modification Act (CAA) protests.

The 16-member physique can even present a roadmap on the right way to “socially, politically, economically and culturally” safe the way forward for the indigenous individuals of Assam.

AASU’s Samujjal Bhattacharya on Wednesday mentioned: “Because the days of Assam agitation (1979-1985), we’ve gone to individuals infrequently looking for their recommendation on the right way to carry ahead the agitation.” Bhattacharya mentioned throughout the northeast there was a bitter protest towards CAA.

“We had deliberate a individuals’s conference. Nonetheless, we couldn’t maintain it on account of Covid-19. We’ve constituted the committee to advise us on the right way to transfer forward in our opposition to CAA and safe the way forward for the individuals of Assam,” he mentioned.

AASU basic secretary Lurinjyoti Gogoi mentioned: “Needs of individuals had been crushed. CAA is a betrayal of the individuals of Assam and folks will give an applicable reply. Whereas we had been shifting to totally different corners of Assam, individuals had been asking us the right way to shield the way forward for Assam. The panel will counsel methods on that.”

AJYCP chief Palash Changmai mentioned: “Congress has betrayed the individuals of Assam, Asom Gana Parishad additionally betrayed the individuals. The BJP-led authorities in Assam imposed CAA and facilitated the entry of foreigners in Assam. Folks of the state are fed up.”

In some areas of Assam, anti-CAA protests have already began. Assam had witnessed violent protests early this yr when CAA was handed by Parliament.


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