MAJULI, March 17 - With a huge participation of masses, consisting over 5,000 people, a Gana Satyagraha was held today at the initiative of Jengrai Regional Students� Union and in association with Majuli Mohkuma Students� Union at the Jengraimukh High School playground.
The AASU organised the programme demanding implementation of the Assam Accord, expulsion of illegal foreigners coming after 1971 and punishment of the persons involved in the Silapathar incident.
In this regard, Majuli Mohkuma Students� Union secretary Bitupan Sarmah told this Correspondent that AASU is against influx of illegal migrants, irrespective of his or her religion. Urging the government to take necessary steps immediately, he also demanded arrest and exemplary punishment to the persons involved in the Silapathar incident, which caused stress on the amity and unity among the communities.
As a part of this Gana Satyagraha programme, AASU took out a rally at Jengraimukh and also organised an open meeting where the issues were discussed threadbare.
Along with people from various nearby places, members of TMPK and seven other organisations took part in the programme.