NEW DELHI, Aug 24 � The confusion over President�s remark on Assam Accord has been clarified with Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Friday stating that Pranab Mukherjee has reiterated his support for implementation of Assam Accord.
The President�s assurance came during a meeting with a delegation of AGP, when party chief Prafulla Kumar Mahanta sought a clarification regarding his Independence Day eve speech. Mukherjee had stated that there was a need to revisit the Assam Accord.
Addressing a press conference on Friday, Mahanta said the President explained that he wanted implementation of the Assam Accord in letter and spirit. He further conveyed that cut off date of March 25, 1971 was sacrosanct and cannot be altered.
�We are satisfied with Mukherjee�s explanation and hence did not press the matter furher,� said Mahanta.