DHEKIAJULI, June 7 � The Sonitpur district Minorities Students� Union on Wednesday blocked NH-52 for 3 hours at Mitha Aam, Dhekiajuli in a peaceful manner to protest against Bodoland issue and harassment of non-Bodo people in BTAD.
In this connection, president and secretary, Sonitpur district AAMSU submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister through DC, Sonitpur demanding effective steps to maintain law and order in BTAD and other parts of north Assam.
It demanded immediate withdrawal of non-Bodo villages from the administration of Bodo Territorial Council and bring it under the direct control of Assam Government. It also demanded population wise reservation in all Government, Govt undertaking and higher educational institutions.
It also demanded high level enquiry into the misuse of minority development fund. Several thousand people blocked the NH-52 from Mitha Aam to Keherukhanda.
Addressing the gathering Dipok Khodal, vice-president, Dhekiajuli AATTSA said that they would also oppose Bodoland. They will not allow Dhekiajuli area to be included in Bodoland.