AASU forms human chain demand border fencing

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 21:07

Guwahati: The All Assam Students Union
(AASU) on Tuesday formed a human chain along the Indo-Bangladesh
frontier in Assam`s Dhubri district demanding completion of
border fencing at the earliest.

The influential students` body formed the chain at
Sonahat area in protest against illegal infiltration and the
government`s alleged failure in completing fencing.

The AASU is also demanding resolution of the illegal
foreigners` issue through implementation of the Assam Accord
within a definite time frame.

Officials said there was no report of any untoward
incident during the protest.

The AASU had staged a sit-in demonstration and hunger
strike on October 10 to press for the same demands.

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First Published: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 21:07

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