Led by AGP leader and former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, around 50 people started staging sit in at the Jantar Mantar at 10 in the morning shouting slogans against the NDA government’s recent notification.
Talking to reporters, the protesters unanimously said that they won’t allow the Centre to impose Bangladeshi and Pakistani immigrants iin Assam. “We won’t allow it. We will intensify a nationwide strike if the Narendra Modi government refuses to restrain,” said a protestor.
Former Chief Minister PK Mahanta said,”we must ensure that the Assam Accord is implemented in letter and spirit. We won’t bear any extra burden of Bangladeshi refugees. Assam has suffered a lot. Is it not an abode for rehabilitation of immigrants.”