BJP Bringing Hindu Foreigners to Assam to Stay in Power: AASU Leader Lurinjyoti Gogoi

BJP Bringing Hindu Foreigners to Assam to Stay in Power: AASU Leader Lurinjyoti Gogoi


Dhemaji, January 9, 2019:

All Assam Students' Union (AASU) leader Lurinjyoti Gogoi General Secretary on Thursday alleged that the Assam BJP leadership plans to bring in Hindu foreigners in a bid to stay in power, during an anti-CAA protest at Dhemaji.

Responding to the Minister's allegations of 'misinformation' spread by the protesters, Gogoi challenged the Assam administration to raise five points as to what the 'misinformation' is. Gogoi further alleged that the Assam Government plans to provide citizenship to Bangladeshis who came before 2014, in a desperate bid to latch onto power.

Gogoi also alleged that the 'peace' rallies of the BJP will prove futile to douse the flames of rebellion that the passage of the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act has aroused in the people.

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Condemning Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's allegation of the AASU collecting funds to fill the pockets, Gogoi stated, "Ask Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sarbananda Sonowal how student bodies are run. They have collected funds and entered the Guinness book of records, and now they talk about collecting funds."

Issuing a warning to Chief Minsiter Sarbananda Sonowal, Gogoi said that Sonowal, in the run up to the last Assembly Elections in the State, did not inform that foreigners would be given citizenship. "You did not say in your manifesto that you would include Hindu foreigners; and now that you are ready to burden us with Hindu foreigners, is that not misinformation?"

Gogoi made these allegations at a massive gathering against the CAA, organized by the AASU under the moniker 'rana xinga' (war bugle).

Across the state, people opposed to the CAA congregated at chosen locales to stage demonstrations beating traditional Assam instruments such as Bortaal, Taal, Khol, Bahi, Shankh, Horn, etc in this latest war cry against the ruling regime's implementation of the CAA.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Jan 10, 2020