LAKHIMPUR: The All Tai Ahom Students' Union (ATASU) has flayed former Batradaba MLA Angoorlata Deka, the incumbent president of the Assam State Mahila Morcha, the sister wing of the BJP, for her alleged anti-Ahom slogan.
In this connection, the Lakhimpur district committee of ATASU took to the streets on Thursday to oppose the alleged anti-Ahom slogan by terming it to be an 'insult' to the community. Slamming her regarding the issue, the organization staged a two hour-long sit-in in front of the Deputy Commissioner's office of Lakhimpur as a mark of protest. ATASU central committee vice-president Achyut Borgohain, organizing secretary Mridul Konwar took part in the protest programme.
Later, the organization submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma through the Deputy Commissioner of Lakhimpur demanding action against her. In the memorandum, ATASU Lakhimpur district president Pradip Gogoi, working president Dhrubabrat Gogoi and general secretary Tankeswar Gogoi said that Angoorlata Deka had insulted the Ahom community by shouting anti-Ahom slogan in the anti-Congress rally taken out on July 29. Through the same memorandum, the organization demanded the Chief Minister to launch a probe into the alleged insult to the community and to take action against Deka.