All eyes are on the four-day common convention of All Assam College students Union (AASU) which is able to begin on Wednesday because the state’s premier pupil physique offers remaining form to a brand new political social gathering forward of subsequent 12 months’s meeting polls.
In September, AASU and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP), one other influential pupil physique, had joined fingers and introduced formation of Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP), which is able to contest the polls due in March-April.
The overall convention, to be held at Duliajan in Dibrugarh district, is anticipated to announce the office-bearers of the brand new political social gathering and likewise witness a number of distinguished faces of AASU leaving the platform to affix lively politics.
The phrases of AASU president Dipanka Kumar Nath and common secretary Lurinjyoti Gogoi are ending and each the leaders are anticipated to take contest the subsequent meeting polls.
Whereas Gogoi was slated to affix AJP, there’s no readability but on which social gathering Nath would be part of. Since each have been vehemently opposing the BJP-led coalition within the state, it’s anticipated that they’ll be part of anti-BJP fronts.
There’s additionally hypothesis that AASU adviser Samujjal Bhattacharya, some of the distinguished pupil leaders from the area, shall be retiring from the outfit through the common convention.
Bhattacharya, who’s reported to be sad with the best way AJP is shaping up, has remained mum on the speculations. There’s no indication but on whether or not he’ll be part of any political social gathering and contest the subsequent polls.
By the way, AJP is the second political social gathering to be shaped by AASU after Asom Gana Parishad, which got here into being in 1985 after signing of the Assam Accord that ended the six-year-long anti-foreigners agitation–in which each AASU and AJYCP performed a key function.
Each organisations had spearheaded the anti-Citizenship Modification Act stir within the state opposing the Centre’s transfer to grant citizenship to spiritual minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan—which many in Assam feared would result in massive scale inflow of Bangladeshis to the state.
Earlier, management of each AASU and AJYCP had burdened that formation of the brand new social gathering received’t have an effect on the organisations and they might retain their non-political character.