DERGAON, Dec 18 - A large gathering was witnessed at the gana satyagraha organised by the All Golaghat District Students’ Union (AGDSU), to protest the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) at Golaghat stadium on Wednesday.
As many as 10,000 people took part at the satyagraha in which they started a procession from the AASU office to the Deputy Commissioner’s office and registered their protest. As many as 73 organisations took part in the programme.
The gathering was led by AASU leader Monower Hussain, Abhibartan Goswami, Niranjan Sonowal and Prince Doley. Several government employees under the banner of the All Assam Employees’ Association also took part in the protest. The members of Golaghat Zonal Committee of Assam College Teachers’ Association (ACTA) took part in the protest though the parent body has maintained a silence.
Significantly, several AGP leaders and workers also took part the protest and addressed the gathering. The teachers, employees and students of DKD College, Dergaon also registered their protest against the CAA on the college premises.