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Protest against proposed MSME ordinance on purchase and selling of lands

Vehemently opposing the proposed Ordinance on purchase and selling of lands, the Tinsukia Regional Students’ Union burnt the copies

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 July 2020 3:44 AM GMT

TINSUKIA: Vehemently opposing the proposed Ordinance on purchase and selling of lands, the Tinsukia Regional Students' Union burnt the copies of the ordinance at Court Tiniali Borguri on Thursday. Samarjyoti Gohain, general secretary of Tinsukia District Students' Union, while addressing the gathering, said the proposed Ordinance would curtail the rights of indigenous people over the land. Under no circumstances the issue would be compromised, said Gohain, adding that all regional bodies also staged protest in their respective places across the district.

DEMOW: The Demow Regional Students' Union also burnt copies of the proposed ordinance in Demow on Thursday. The students' body said that it was an 'anti-indigenous' decision which would pose a huge threat to the land rights of indigenous people. The activists strongly opposed State cabinet's decision. On the other hand, after the appeal of the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) Sivasagar district committee, the Demow Regional Students' Union burnt the effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and State Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Phani Bhushan Choudhury in Demow Chariali at NH-37 Road in protest against the price hike of petrol, diesel and essential commodities.

DOOMDOOMA: In response to the call by the All Assam Students' Union (AASU), to oppose the MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) Ordinance passed recently by the State cabinet, the Doomdooma regional unit protested against the ordinance in front of the ASTC premises of the town by burning copies of the ordinance on Thursday.

On behalf of Doomdooma Regional Students'Union (DRSU), president Uttam Baruah and secretary Pratim Neog, and other leaders were present during the protest.

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