GUWAHATI, April 1 � Even though the Paresh Barua-led faction of ULFA has not called off the bandh it has called in protest against the visit of Prime Minister to the State tomorrow, the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) today maintained that its programmes have remained unchanged.
The ULFA faction has alleged that the Congress has been pursuing a policy to effect divisions among the peoples of the NE region and encouraging infiltration of foreigners. Therefore, it has called for the Assam bandh tomorrow opposing the visit of Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh. Dr Singh is visiting the State to address the election rallies of the Congress at Rupahihat and Dhakuakhana.
Meanwhile, the State government has issued notification to all district deputy commissioners, SDOs and departments concerned to carry on with all administrative wroks as usual during the bandh called by ULFA on April 2, an official press release said.