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March against anti-India sloganeering at JNU

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Feb 27 - Registering strong protest against the forces involved in anti-India sloganeering at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi, a protest march was organised by Patriotic People�s Front Assam (PPFA) here today.

Demanding stringent punishment for the people who shouted slogans against India, the participants assembled near Dighalipukhuri and marched towards Chandmari, raising the National Flag and shouting slogans. The march ended by noon at Ambari.

The protest march targeted the JNU protesters who showed the �audacity to shout slogans about breaking India into a thousand parts till its destruction is completed.� �They also organised another meeting at the Club of India in New Delhi, where anti-India slogans were raised. Later, a few student held a similar meeting at Jadavpur University in West Bengal,� a statement added.

Senior journalist Rupam Barua, on behalf of the PPFA, thanked the participants in the march, which was led by several senior citizens, including eminent journalist DN Chakravartty, noted publisher Giripad Devchoudhury, retired bureaucrat Rohini Barua, filmmaker Manju Bora, ex-Army officer Ranjan Dutta, film critic Utpal Datta, singer Babita Sarma, academician Jagadindra Raychoudhury, publisher Dhiraj Goswami, physician Alekhya Barua, environmentalist Soumyadeep Dutta, senior journalists Biman Chandra Hazarika and Nava Thakuria.

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