GUWAHATI, April 28 � The All Assam Students� Union (AASU) today burnt effigies of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi during protest demonstrations across the State.
The demonstration was in protest against the recent statement of Gogoi favouring refugee status to sections of post-March 25 1971 migrants from Bangladesh.
The protest was part of a two-day demonstration that began on Friday.
In a statement, the AASU said that it would continue to protest the �anti-national� act on the part of the Chief Minister. �There is absolutely no place for illegal Bangladeshi migrants in Assam, and we condemn the pro-Bangladeshi stance of the Chief Minister in the strongest terms,� it said.
In the city also, members of the All Guwahati Students� Union registered protests at several places such as Chandmari, Dispur and Gauhati University, burning effigies of the Chief Minister.