Attack on people of Assam

GUWAHATI, July 13 : The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) has expressed grave concern at the recent attacks on Asomiya people in Manipur.

In the past couple of days Manipuri militants had attacked several non-Manipuri people, which included two Asomiya persons – Uttam Kalita and Mohammad Kamaluddin.

Condemning the attacks, AASU president Sankar Prasad Rai said, " Attacks on Asomiya people be it in any part of the country or any part of the world, will not be tolerated. We demand that these attacks should be stopped immediately."

He also said that AASU would take up this matter with the Northeast Students Organization (NESO).

Asom Jatiyabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) general secretary Manoj Barua also condemned the attacks and appealed to the Manipur Government to take immediate steps to ensure the safety of non-Manipuri people.

He said that if the attacks continued, it would have serious repercussions.