He additionally added, Assam wants a chief minister from their ‘personal individuals’ who will hearken to their points and attempt to resolve them
Sivasagar: Accusing the BJP and RSS of dividing Assam, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday mentioned that his celebration will defend each precept of the Assam Accord and can by no means implement the Citizenship (Modification) Act if voted to energy within the state.
Addressing his first public rally in Assam forward of the meeting elections due in March-April, Gandhi mentioned that the state wants its “personal chief minister” who will hearken to the voice of the individuals and never one who listens solely to Nagpur and Delhi.
“The Assam Accord has introduced peace and it’s the protector of the state. I and my celebration employees will defend every precept of the Accord. There won’t be a single deviation from it,” he mentioned.
Gandhi mentioned unlawful immigration is a matter in Assam and exuded confidence that the individuals of the state have the aptitude to resolve the problem by way of dialogue.
Alleging that BJP and RSS try to divide the state on the problem of Assam Accord, he mentioned, “If Assam is split, then Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Union Residence Minister Amit Shah won’t be affected, however the individuals of Assam and the remainder of India shall be affected.”
Speaking in regards to the controversial CAA, the senior Congress chief mentioned that if his celebration involves energy within the state, the legislation won’t be applied below any circumstance.
All celebration leaders, together with Gandhi, had been seen carrying ‘Gamocha’ (Assamese scarf), the place symbolically the CAA phrase was crossed, giving a message towards the controversial legislation.
Gandhi mentioned Assam wants a chief minister from their “personal individuals” who will hearken to their points and attempt to resolve them.
“Distant management can function a TV however not a CM. The present CM listens to Nagpur and Delhi. If Assam will get a CM like this once more, it won’t profit the individuals. The youths want a CM who will give jobs to them,” he mentioned.
Taking a dig on the prime minister, the Union house minister and “businessmen near them”, Gandhi mentioned, “I’ve devised a brand new slogan for Assam — Hum do, humare do; Assam ke liye humare aur do, aur sab kuch loot lo.”
He alleged that pure assets and PSUs within the state are being “offered off” to 2 main businessmen of the nation.
Gandhi additionally accused the Modi authorities of “looting” public cash through the COVID-19 pandemic and waiving enormous quantities of loans of his “two businessmen buddies”.
He mentioned that the Congress authorities below the management of former chief minister Tarun Gogoi had introduced peace to Assam by ending the period of violence.
The Assam Accord gives for the detection and deportation of all unlawful immigrants, who’ve entered the nation after 1971 and dwelling within the state, regardless of their faith.
Below the CAA, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities who’ve come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan until December 31, 2014, dealing with spiritual persecution there won’t be handled as unlawful immigrants and shall be given Indian citizenship.
Anti-CAA protesters within the state say that the legislation violates the provisions of the Assam Accord.