From our Staff Correspondent
DIBRUGARH, April 1: Assam Yuba Parishad (AYP), the youth wing of the Asom Ga Parishad (AGP) has given a war cry against Oil India Limited (OIL), Oil and tural Gas Commission (ONGC), Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL), and other public sectors oil and gas companies of the State alleging utter failure in fulfilling the aspirations of local populace despite enjoying huge profit and availing all forms of facilities like security, water and electricity.
Expressing grave resentment, AYP president Sunil Rajkonwar told media persons on Tuesday that they would launch massive stir against these public sector companies with a demand to recruit cent per cent local youths not only in third and fourth grade jobs but also in executive posts, and utilization of cent per cent amount under social corporate responsibilities (CSR) for development of infrastructure in general and other socio economic developmental activities in their operatiol areas in particular instead of siphoning of large chunk of CSR amount for investing in infrastructural development in other States.
“These existing industries are outcome of sacrifices of hundreds of Assamese martyrs and long struggles, but the government as well as the authorities have blatantly ignored the interest of the State and its people,” Rajkonwar added.
Flaying the role of the Central as well as the State governments for their lack of sincerity and positive approach , Rajkonwar claimed, the refining capacity in the State-based oil refineries was still restricted than optimum capacity. “We shall protest tooth-and-il against such sty design of top non-Assamese bureaucrats of these oil and gas industries until they concede to our genuine demands,” the president AYP Rajkonwar reiterated.
The press briefing was attended, amongst others, by the president, Ganesh Gogoi, secretary, Biju Deori of AYP Dibrugarh district, president AYP zira unit, Rinuj Ahmed, president, Charaideo unit, Keshab Gogoi and secretary Latu Gogoi and advisor AYP, Dibrugarh District, Lokeswar Phukan.