The Raha unit of All Assam Students' Union ( AASU ) on Tuesday condemned the Silapathar incident and demanded the arrest of culprits immediately. The AASU unit also threatened to launch an agitation if the culprits are not apprehended soon.
Talking to Assam Times, AASU Raha unit president Sanjoy Kakati said, " We will not allow to provide citizenship to the Hindu Bangladeshis. Assam had already taken more burden of Bangladeshis up to 1971. So there have no question for taking more burden,” . He further appealed all to maintain peace.
On the other hand, several organizations of Raha including All Tiwa Students' Union ( ATSU ), Raha unit condemned the attack on the AASU office at Silapathar and demanded the state government to protect indigenous people in Assam.