DIBRUGARH, Aug 13 � The Dibrugarh district unit of All Assam Students� Union (AASU) burnt the effigies of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and Assam Accord Implementation Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma near DHSK College here today in protest against failure of both the governments in the State and at the Centre to neutralize the violence in Bodoland Territorial Autonomous Districts (BTAD) area.
The AASU unit also criticised the Prime Minister, Assam Chief Minister and Assam Accord Implementation Minister for failing to implement the Assam Accord and solve the infiltration problem of the State. Assistant general secretary of AASU Rituparna Baruah said that the Assam�s porous border has been still left open for infiltration despite signing of the Assam Accord almost 27 years back.
Our Sivasagar Correspondent adds: Protesting against the failure to implement the Assam Accord even after nearly 27 years of its signing, the All Assam Students� Union (AASU), Sivasagar District Committee, in collaboration with its Sivasagar regional unit, today burnt the effigies of the Prime Minister, the Union Home Minister, the State Chief Minister and the Assam Accord implementation Minister in Sivasagar.
Earlier, the AASU activists, led by its central organizational secretary Sarat Hazarika took out a protest march from its district office.
Our Tezpur Correspondent adds: In protest against non-implementation of the Assam Accord, the local AASU unit here today burnt effigies of Prime minister, Chief Minister and Assam Accord Implementation Minister as part of AASU�s Statewide protest programme.
Meanwhile, the Asom Gana Parishad, Tezpur district unit, staged a protest demonstration against failure of State as well as Central governments in curbing violence in the BTAD region. The protesters urged the government to make necessary arrangements for rehabilitation of the affected people residing in the refugee camp.
Our Tinsukia Correspondent adds: In protest against non-implementation of the Assam Accord for the last 27 years, the Tinsukia unit of AASU today burnt the effigies of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Union Home Minister Sushil Kr Shinde, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and Assam Accord Implementation Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at Thana Chariali here.
The student body also warned that in the name of rehabilitation of victims of recent violence of BTAD areas, no illegal migrants should be provided land or other rehabilitation facilities. The protesters alleged that by not implementing the Assam Accord, Congress Governments for the last 27 years have been insulting its leader late Rajiv Gandhi on whose initiative the Assam Accord was signed in 1985.
Our Nalbari Correspondent adds: The Nalbari district unit of AASU today took out a protest march at Nalbari town against the government�s failure to implement the Assam Accord. The protesters also burnt the effigies of Prime Minister, Home Minister, Chief Minister and the Assam Accord Implementation Minister at PNC Road of Nalbari town. They also shouted slogans against the government for the violence in lower Assam districts.