Will Not Accept a Single Bangladeshi: Lurin Jyoti
Thousandsthronged to participate in the protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act(CAA) at Nagaon organized by the Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chattra Parishad(AJYCP).
The agitation was attended by intellectuals, lawyers, students, artists, doctors, writers, senior citizens and journalists amongst others.
Addressingthe gathering, AASU General Secretary Lurin Jyoti Gogoi said that the people ofAssam will not rest until the citizenship law is scrapped and that they willfight till their last breath to save the state from foreigners'.
He said thata fire is burning in the heart of every Assamese. The Centre has imposed theCAA in the state forcefully disregarding concerns of the people. "Wecannot take the burden of illegal immigrants entering the state after 1971, beit Hindu or Muslim. Assam is not the dumping ground of illegal Bangladeshis andtherefore, not a single Bangladeshis will be accepted under the new citizenshiplaw," Gogoi said.
Gogoi saidthat the BJP mentioned 26 lakhs jobs in the election manifesto but till datethe government has not even provided 1 lakh jobs to the unemployed. "Bykilling five innocent lives, the government said that they respect democraticprotests. This is the government of murder and now they are conspiring thesecret killings," said Gogoi.