Karimganj, September 9th ,2011: Chalo Lathitila- Dumabari - A movement to protest against the deal of the Indian land to Bangladesh. ABVP opposes the decision of the Govt. Of India and will be marched to the disputed place.
Around one thousand activists of Akhil Bharitiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) of different units of Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi district assembled at Kukithal village of Patharkandi circle, Karimganj to condemn land deal with Bangladesh and hoisted Tricolour near Lathitila-Domabaroi, a bordering village and the actual site of dispute.
On reaching the Kukithal BPO of BSF, the security man detained the activists but allowed a four member student delegates to go to the no-mans land ad hoists the national flag (the tricolour) near the disputed land.
Addressing a gathering there, ABVP’s northeast organizing secratory Manoj Nikra criticized Priminister Manmohan Singh and Chief minister Tarun Gogoi for giving nod to the agreement without consulting the owners of the land in question.
According to Apangshu Shekher Seal, organizing secretary of the valley, the benefits of Assam as stated by Tarun Gogoi from the controversial and unaccepted deal “remaining vague and undefined”. He wanted to know would the endemic influx of Bangladeshis come to end ? Did the agreement get any assurance from Bangladesh prime Minister that the detected and deported people of their country after pushback be taken back? It was also not clear, as he said , What would be the quantum of the land to be returned by Bangladesh as India does not have any land of that country it it’s adverse possession. Nothing was also clear about trade and transit facilities that would pace up the economic and social development of the North-East.
The student delegates of Akhil Bharitiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) including Sumit Paul (State Joint Secretary), Anupam Acharjee (Bibhag Pramukh) , Sailashwer Mishra (Saha-Bibhag Pramukh), Sabyasachi Das (Unit President), Rupam Dutta (Cachar Zilla Joint Incharge), Bijaya Chakraborty (State Joint Secretary) and other Pramukh karyakarta.
Lastly, if the land deal is not scraped, then ABVP would launch nation wide agitation and sought the co-operation of students communities, youths and common people throughout the country.