BARPETA, May 25 � The All Assam Minorities Students� Union (AAMSU) has demanded seizure of illegal arms in the BTAD area, dissolution of the BTAD, arrest of BTAD chief Hagrama Mohilary, deputy chief Khampa Borgayary, MLA Pramila Rani Brahma and range officer of Bansbari range Amiya Kumar Brahma.
It also demanded an adequate compensation to the affected people in the recent violence in the BTAD area.
The student body organised a demonstration at Barpeta on Friday morning demanding action against those involved in the killings of the innocent people. They shouted slogans against Hagrama Mohilary, Pramila Rani Brahma and Khampa Borgayary and even against the Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi. They warned the Chief Minister of dire consequences and vigorous movement if adequate compensation is not provided to the victims of the riots that broke out on May 1 and 2 last and punishment to the culprits involved in the massacre.
Later, they submitted a memorandum to the President of India seeking his intervention in the safety and security of the lives and property of the people of the minority community in the BTAD area of the State. The memorandum alleged that at least 50 people of a particular community have been massacred this month and fifteen are still missing. It stated that large number of people of this community have been killed in similar incidents in 1993,1994, 1998, 2008 and 2012.
They alleged that the government machinery has miserably failed to discharge its constitutional responsibility and the people of the minority community are afraid of their lives and properties. They requested the President to take appropriate step to restore normalcy in the BTAD areas.
The AAMSU further demanded investigation of the recent incidents by a Special Investigation Team supervised by the Supreme Court. It termed the BTC Accord 2003 as disputed and urged the President to review it taking the interest of all the communities into consideration.