Panel for probe into border influx
A Supreme Court panel set up to study the influx across the Indo-Bangla border suggests the country’s apex court to institute a high level probe in to the entire issue confronting the north eastern region for decades.
According to the Upamonyu Hazarika panel report submitted before the SC, the need of the hours is an independent probe into the allegations of a process that enables a Bangladeshi passport holder to own land in Assam and strangely to contest an Assembly election. It suggests the impending grave danger of the illegal migrant lobby.
Hazarika, in his report suggests a slew of restrictions in the transfer of land only to those who have been citizens of India in the year 1951 and their descendants.
The report further talks of a sterile zone along the international border which will help Assam get rid of the problem. A policy decision is required from Delhi and Dispur although the operational agency in place wants a sterile zone.
The country’s apex court is expected to take up the third repot of the Hazarika panel next week. On the basis of the earlier two reports, the Court directed the Centre and the state to take corrective measures.
20 Mar 2011 - 1:34am | Suvansu Bora
Executive meeting of Assam Chambers of Commerce), Golaghat Unit was held at Indrani Guest House, Golaghat on March 18. The meeting was attended by a traders of Golaghat Town, where they proposed to make Sunday as weekly holiday instead of Thursday. They also decide to organize a Blood Donation Camp on April 7 for the greater interest of the Society. The meeting was presided over by Rajender Prasad Chandak.
10 Dec 2016 - 10:56am | AT News
All is unwell in the Asom Gana Parishad if the prevailing scenario inside the regional party is any indication. The main coalition partner of the BJP-led government in Dispur is heading for a vertical split with s very short spell of time.
The dissidence against the sitting president Atul Bora seems to have growing following his stoic silence on a number of issues where AGP refuses to buy BJP.
he split within the party came to light after the NDA government at the Centre moved a motion in parliament to amend the Constitution to roll out red carpet to the Hindu people from the neighbouring countries.
Initially, Bora kept mum on the issue. Never did the president Bora opposed it openly and nor he convened a meeting of his party to discuss the issue where Assam would be an open abode of the Bangladeshi immigrants to get the refugee status.
Former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta is dead opposed to the move. But he alone cant do much in the absence of the president Bora who is enjoying cabinet berth in the Sarbananda Sonowal’s council of ministers.
According to Mahanta and his camp never the Sonoeal government discussed anything before taking a major decision which is anti people. Fed up with this schemes of things, MAHANTA has been in touch with the Left veterans for further course of action. But Bora had yet to moves against the NDA’s move on refugee status to the Bangladeshi immigrants.
13 Sep 2018 - 10:21pm | Shajid Khan
UDALGURI:The All Assam Minority Students' Union(AAMSU) staged a two-hour sit-in-demonstration in front of DC office in Udalguri on Thursday.The programme was held under the aegis Udalguri district committee of the student body strongly voiced against the purported suggestion by National Register of Citizens (NRC) state coordinator,Prateek Hajela to the Supreme Court to exclude five out of the 15 documents from NRC modalities. In a recent report submitted to the Supreme Court, Hajela had purportedly suggested that ten documents out of list “A” documents could be relied upon or introduced afresh by any claimant following his or her claim for inclusion of name in the NRC.The dharna to this effect was addressed by President Phul Mamud,and Secretaries,Mohibul Islam and Ainul Haque. Hundreds of activists rendered the air raising slogans against Hajela state and Union government . The members of the student body also submitted a memorandum to this effect to the Register of India through the office of the Deputy commissioner of Udalguri