By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Aug 7: The All Assam Students’ Union has expressed grief over the communal flare-up in the BTAD area and demanded strong action on the part of the Government to control the heated situation in the trouble torn districts.
In a release issued to media, AASU President Shankar Prasad Rai and General Secretary Tapan Kumar Gogoi said that the problem will not be solved unless the Government expedites the updation of NRC and seals the Indo-Bangladesh border. Rai said that the Government has failed to get a proper grasp of the situation in BTAD.
He further stressed on the need for more police, Army and CRPF personnel in the areas to ensure that the situation in these areas remain under control. He also demanded more relief aid to the victims in the relief camps and security to lives and properties of the indigenous people of the State.
The AASU asked the government to set a time frame for implementing the Assam Accord so that no illegal settlers after 1971, get any share of Assam’s land and property.