KOKRAJHAR, Sept 14 – The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) today took out a massive protest march at Kokrajhar town against the presence of illegal foreign nationals and continuous infiltration from across the border.
The rally was supported by 26 organisations representing various groups including AASU, AGSU, ARSU, AKRSU besides school and college students took part in it with different placards and banners, braving heavy rain.
The protest rally started from the Kokrajhar District Sports Association’s playground where thousands of students, youths, people of all age and from various walks of life participated shouting anti-foreigners slogans and calling their expulsion from Assam. The rally also demanded upgradation of NRC, not to provide shelter to illegal immigrants of Bangladesh in BTAD, sealing of the Indo-Bangla border, providing constitutional safeguard to indigenous people, protection of tribal belt and blocks etc. The rally passed through main thoroughfare of Kokrajhar town and ended at KDSA field.
Our Goalpara Correspondent adds: More than 5000 members of Goalpara Anchalik Students Union (AASU) along with All Rabha Students Union(ARSU),All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) ,All Assam Koch Rajbonshi Students Union(AAKRSU) , All Tea Tribe Association (ATTA) and other social organisations joined a mammoth protest rally to highlighting the failure of the State Government to implement the Assam Accord and demanded immediate upgradation of NRC, expulsion of illegal Bangladesi immigrants , sealing of Indo Bangladesh border and not to resettle immigrants who were found without valid land records in the BTAD areas in the district of Goalpara.