AJYCP hails Centre's decision to iugurate BCPL on February 5
FROM A CORRESPONDENT
DIBRUGARH, January 22: The news of the much awaited Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Project (BCPL), to be iugurated by PM rendra Modi at Lepetkata on February 5, has been welcomed by the District unit of Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba-Chatra Parishad (AJYCP), stating that the much hyped project is the optimistic outcome of the sacrifice of 855 martyrs of Assam Agitation.
Stating the project to be a breather for the unemployed youth, the AJYCP affirms and beliefs that the Gas Cracker project would resolve the problems of unemployment in the region. But the organization has some negative reservations concerning the emission of smoke impurities that may cause health problems for the local populace. The emitted black smoke from BCPL has clouded the areas of Lepetkata, Borborua, Khowang, Lejai and Kolakhowa, including some parts of Sibsagar district but no efforts has been made by the BCPL authority to contain the same.
Expressing serious concern over the ever increasing toxin level in the air, the president and general secretary of AJYCP, Ranjit Das and Homen Borgohain respectively, stated that the prime Minister who advocated the cleanliness of the environment through Swachha Bharat in one hand but on the other he would iugurate a pollutant mega chemical project BCPL.
In a press communiqué, the AJYCP leaders stated that the BJP MPs of the state should have apprised the PM about mounting air pollution caused by the BCPL.
The district unit of AJYCP while flaying the BCPL magement for their autocratic attitude in some of the core issues , has cautioned them with a uninterrupted agitation if the latter fails to contain the smoke level in the project immediately and run the magement with a sense of belonging.