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Assembly goodwill team visits Silapathar

By Correspondent

SILAPATHAR, March 9 - A goodwill team of the State Assembly, led by Deputy Speaker Dilip Pal with eight other members, visited the AASU office here today to discuss the situation arising out of the recent unsavoury incident.

The team also held a sitting with Silapathar AASU leaders along with representatives of 27 organisations at the GP office.

Apart from the Deputy Speaker, the other members of the team included Keshab Mahanta, Bhuban Pegu, Kamal Singh Narzary, Numal Mumin, Ashok Sharma, Kamalakshya Dev Purkayastha, Imanul Choudhury and Pradip Hazarika. Night curfew was imposed at Silapathar and Simen Chapori area last night.

Staff Reporter adds: The All Assam Bengali Youth Students� Federation, while condemning the incident, said that no organisation can claim to be the guardian of the Bengali community.

�We are Assamese Bengalis, born and brought up with Assam�s culture and tradition. Anyone who tries to disturb the harmony of the State should be brought to book. All anti-Assamese forces should be dealt with with a strong hand,� said Mrinmoy Das, Tinsukia district president of the Federation, in a press statement.

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