LAKHIMPUR: The Lakhimpur district units of All Assam Students' Union (AASU) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) declared initiating joint stir against corruption and several sensitive issues of the district as well as of the State.
In this regard, the organizations took crucial decisions in a joint meeting held at Swahid Bhavan of North Lakhimpur town on Monday. The meeting commenced with Lakhimpur district AASU president Pulokjyoti Borah in the chair in the presence of the dignitaries of both organizations while general secretary Dhanmoni Dutta explained the purpose of the programme.
In a press release, Lakhimpur AASU president Pulokjyoti Borah and general secretary Dhanmoni Dutta declared that both organizations would resume the intensified stir from September 19 against Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project (SLHP) being constructed at Gerukamukh along the Assam -Arunachal border area belonging to Dhemaji district. As per resolution taken in the meeting, the activists of both organizations, in association with the public, will take out torch rally on that day demanding the closure of the big river dam. The organizations will also protest against alleged irregularities of the District Agriculture Office.
The same press release stated that the organizations had taken resolution to submit memorandum to the Chief Minister and the Director General of Police against a high-level police officer who allegedly made objectionable comments with unconstitutional words against the organization charged with nationalistic fervour. The AASU and AJYCP will also initiate stir demanding the permanent resolution of the Assam-Arunachal border dispute and submit memorandum to the Chief Minister demanding disciplinary action against Lakhimpur Divisional Forest Officer Jadab Chandra Nath who is allegedly involved in the destruction of the forest resources of the district.
The organizations will initiate protest programme against the alleged corruption ongoing in various departmental offices of the district, including the North Lakhimpur Municipal Board, and the remaining civic bodies of the district.
The press release further stated that the AASU-AJYCP joint meeting had criticized the four MLAs of the district with strong terms. The meeting alleged that Lakhimpur district had experienced no development due to the alleged dereliction on the part of the four MLAs of the district along with the Lakhimpur MP. The organizations called upon the public to stand against them.
On the other hand, the North Lakhimpur regional units of AASU and AJYCP, as per resolution taken in the joint meeting, submitted memorandum to the District Agriculture Officer (DAO) on Tuesday in connection with the rice-hispa attack on the paddy fields of the district. By submitting the memorandum, the organizations demanded the DAO to take immediate action to save the growing paddy plants from being spoilt.
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