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Stop visa diplomacy: AASU to Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes in for sharp criticism across the state a day after he advocated allowing Bangladeshi migrants to work in the north east with visa.

Sharply reacting the move a day after chief minister Tarun Gogoi opposed it, All Assam Students Union (AASU) said that they won’t allow the Centre to do it. Talking to Assam Times, AASU leaders alleged that the move would harm the entire region.

 “At a time when we have been struggling to detect and deport the Bangladeshi immigrants the prime minister is trying to downplay the issue even by ignoring his poll promises. It would further compound the issue,” said an AASU leader.

An AJYCP leader said,” BJP is also trying to politicise the issue fearing dent in minority voters. Congress and BJP are two sides of a same coin.”

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