Addressing a press conference at the Swahid Nyash Bhawan, the student leaders termed the Udalguri and Darrang violence as a case of administrative failure. They have alleged that the Bangladeshi immigrants are going all out against the indigenous people.
AASU adviser Dr. Samujjal Bhattacharya expressed grave concern over the feeling insecurity that grips in the minds of the the indigenous people and blamed the Gogoi government for not only remaining indifferent to the situation but also for taking sides with the Bangladeshi settlers and fundamentalist forces.
ABSU president Rwngwra Narzary said the communal flare-up in Udalguri and its neighbouring districts has now become a battle between Bangladeshis and the indigenous people.
AASU president Sankar Prasad Rai called it an unfortunate incident while general secretary Tapan Kumar Gogoi lambasted Assam Chief Minister and asked him to resign.
Both AASU and ABSU on Monday, in a joint memorandum, have urged governor S C Mathur to step in to bring the situation under control.