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May 24, 1980, Forty Years Ago: Assam agitation

The AASU and AAGSP leaders also told reporters after a meeting of the negotiating committee that they would like to have the final meeting on May 24.

By: Editorial |
May 24, 2021 4:01:44 am
The two outfits differ in their assessment of the government attitude, with AASU being optimistic.

Assam agitation leaders urged the government to submit concrete proposals in writing on the future of the 1961-71 entrants and its response to their proposals. The AASU and AAGSP leaders also told reporters after a meeting of the negotiating committee that they would like to have the final meeting on May 24. After that, the entire issue should be reverted to the Home Ministry for discussions with the two delegations. The two outfits have been trying to ascertain the government stand for more than a week. The two outfits differ in their assessment of the government attitude, with AASU being optimistic.

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