GUWAHATI, May 9 � A delegation of the All Koch Rajbongshi Students� Union (AKRSU), Biswajit Roy faction, met Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi at his Koinadhara official residence here yesterday evening and placed before him the demand for steps to ensure security to the life and property of the people living in the Bodoland Territorial Autonomous District (BTAD) areas.
The delegation called for steps to deploy adequate security forces and setting up of permanent police stations in the affected areas, besides places located along the Indo-Bhutan border.
It demanded expeditious steps to seize all illegal arms in the BTAD areas and to immediately instal toll-free telephone services to augment people�s connection with the police.
The delegation also called for proper steps to institute panchayat elections in the BTAD areas to ensure equal development of all sections of the people living in these areas.
The All Assam Bengali Youth Students� Federation also submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister urging him to initiate steps to check recurrence of violent incidents in the BTAD areas, said an official press release here.