Guwahati: The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) has written to PM Dr Manmohan Singh and CM Tarun Gogoi opposing robustly the move to concede several hundred acres of land to neighbouring country Bangladesh as part of bilateral understanding.
In a memorandum send off to both the Prime Minister and Assam Chief Minister, the students’ body advised the duo not to concede even a single inch of Assam land to the neighbouring country under any situation and take a strong stand on the issue.
The AASU especially urged the PM to astound upon the Bangladeshi Government that they have an international commitment to stop to citizens from crossing into Assam illegally.
The AASU also be reminiscent the Prime Minister about the non-execution of Assam Accord even after a series of pledges were made by the Union Home Ministry and the State Government.
“The problem has already assumed socially disturbing proportion and it may lead to serious outburst of people’s resentment on this side of the border,” the memorandum stated that the Bangladesh government should be prepared to accept back the infiltrators.
The students’ body asked Dr Singh to make necessary strategy, including bipartite understanding, to facilitate deportation of the illegal Bangladeshis. Prime Minister along with five Chief Ministers will visit Bangladesh on September 6.