NEW DELHI, Feb 21 � The North East Students� Organisation (NESO) has demanded capital punishment for perpetrators of heinous crimes against the people of the NE region and enactment of a stringent law against racial discrimination.
A delegation of NESO led by its adviser Samujjal Bhattacharya on Friday called on Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and placed a six-point charter of demands.
Bhattacharya told newsmen that they have called for action against the police officials for failing to register cases and inclusion of history and contributions of the NE region in the school syllabus. They further demanded that Delhi Police should have at least 5000 police personnel from the North-East.
Meanwhile, the committee constituted to look into the �Concerns of Persons Hailing from the North Eastern States Living in Different Parts of the Country� will again meet from March 18 onwards in Nagaland Bhavan, here.
An official spokesman said that the MP Bezboruah Committee would hold interaction with the students, professionals and other various persons from the North Eastern States at 29, Aurangzeb Road, New Delhi. The committee is currently holding its meeting with NGOs, students� organizations and other associations for seeking their suggestions. The ongoing round is concluding here tomorrow.
A committee has been constituted under the chairmanship of Member, North Eastern Council (NEC), MP Bezbaruah, and other members to look into the various kinds of concerns of the persons hailing from the North Eastern States who are living in different parts of the country, especially the Metropolitan areas, and to suggest suitable remedial measures which could be taken by the Government.