SILCHAR, Aug 11 � The Cachar district committee of the Asom Anusuchit Jati Mahasabha (AAJMA) has threatened to block the National Highway- 44 from August 17 next if harassment of people on the D-voter issue is not stopped.
The committee said that it has submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister through the Superintendent of Police to take initiative to stop harassment of the people on the D-voter issue.
Mohitosh Singha, president, AAJMA said that in the memorandum it was mentioned that the Chief Minister will be held responsible for the harassment of the public who are not actually D-voters. This is happening only because of the police is carrying out routine work and pushing back genuine citizens across the border to Bangladesh. The target people are innocents and not economically sound. Most of them are rickshaw pullers, fishermen , beggars etc,. It was done only after the instructions of the Chief Minister, he alleged.
Singha further said that the five-point demand charter includes among other demands to stop harassment of genuine citizens, to investigate the D- voter and to form a committee to list the genuine citizens.
According to Indira-Mujib Treaty, the Scheduled Caste people are not considered foreigners and they should not be harassed as D-voters, the memorandum stated. Binoy Krishna Sarkar and Dipan Das, general secretary were also present during the presentation of the memorandum.