GUWAHATI, Aug 28 � The All Assam Students� Union (AASU) and the Left parties have expressed concern at the attempts made by a section to ignite communal sentiments in the State by taking advantage of the BTAD violence.
The AASU strongly warned that it would not allow any communal politics in the State and reiterated its demand that all migrants who came to Assam from Bangladesh after 1971 must leave the State.
�We appeal to the people of Assam to retain the age old unity and brotherhood between all communities,� said the AASU and criticized Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for failing to ensure security to the people in the BTAD and other areas.
The student body also asserted that it would resist all attempts of the government to rehabilitate migrants who came after 1971 and called upon the government to take steps to ensure that the illegal migrants from violence affected areas do not migrate to other parts of the State.
�The Assam Accord should be the base for resolving the burning foreigners issue of the State,� stressed the AASU.
The Communist Party of India (Marxist), Assam State Committee while warning against divisive forces trying to foment trouble across the State, said that at this hour of crisis every political party and organizations should have just one objective�that is to establish peace and harmony.
�A section is trying to trigger unrest across the State. The need of the hour is peace. But the divisive forces seems to be gaining ground,� said the party criticizing RSS, Bajrang Dal, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad for calling Assam bandh yesterday. The party said that these organizations have been trying to create communal disharmony in Assam.
On the other hand, the party also slammed those quarters aiming to utilize the minority sentiment and drive the wedge between different communities. �Some organizations using the minority sentiment under the banner of United Movement for Peoples� Rights, Assam called a Assam bandh today again,� said the party pointing out that violence marked both the bandhs of the fundamentalists and communal parties.
The party has appealed to all section of the society to be vigil against divisive forces and maintain peace and unity.
The Communist Party of India, Assam State Council while opposing the dissolution of BTC as demanded by a section, said that the progressive population of the State should oppose the demand.