By- Staff Reporter | Date- June 23, 2011
The Paresh Baresh led hardliner group of United Liberation Front of Asom(ULFA), in a press release signed and sent by Arunudoy Dohotiya, has condemned the firing by the Assam Police on the protesters who gathered in a protest rally against State Government’s eviction of these people residing in the hills residing in the hills of Gorchuk area of Guwahati. The press release also stated that Assam Police has adopted a complete colonial attitude against the common people. Through the press release ULFA has stretched their support to the people who are fighting hard for a piece of land for settlement and also condemned the attitude of CM Tarun Gogoi who (according to the ULFA) is doing nothing to evict the illegal encroachments in the reseved forest areas of the state. They also said that yesterday’s act clearly indicates the death of democracy in the country and also that democratic protests falls into deaf years. The release also urged those fighting for their rights to be careful in their fight as government is trying all measures to malign them and mislead the general public and a section from the Government has also termed this fight as Naxalite fight. Terming it as a sorry state of affairs, the outfit condemned the line that has been drawn between the people of those residing in the hills and plains of Guwahati and said it posses a great threat to the existence of Assamese people. The outfit also urged people from every section of the society who has been exploited and deprived by the Government to satnd united in this fight and said that right of indigenous people on the land of Assam should be safeguarded at any cost.