GUWAHATI: The All Assam Students' Union (AASU) has urged the people to give befitting reply to those who have compromised on the issues relating to safeguard the interest of indigenous people of the State in the ensuing Assembly elections.
In a press statement jointly issued on Monday evening by the president and general secretary of AASU Dipanko Kumar Nath and Sankor Jyoti Baruah respectively they lambasted the ruling BJP for bringing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act by violating the fundamental spirit of the Assam Accord. The AASU has also come down heavily on the AGP for supporting the CAA.
Asserting that true regionalism is the only way to solve the burning issues of Assam, the AASU leadership has demanded scrapping of the CAA and immediate implementation of the Clause 6 of Assam Accord.
The AASU has also announced that the leaders and activists of the organization will resort to hunger strike on March 24 to press the demand for scrapping of the CAA. The AASU will take out padayatra on April 3 against price rise of essential commodities.
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