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NAMRUP: The Centre is fully committed to uplift the Namrup fertilizer since it has been the backbone for the north east's agriculture based economy.

This was more or less of what Anant Kumar said when an AASU delegation from Dibrugarh called on the union chemical and fertilizer in New Delhi on Monday.

Talking to www.assamtimes.org over telephone from New Delhi Dibrugarh AASU leader said on receipt of the memorandum, the Union minister tried to allay the fear of uncertainty over the proposed fourth BVFCL plant saying that the works would start soon.

The Centre's assurance came amid an utter disappointment on the fund allocation in the recently tabled Union Budget.

Many organizations and individuals in Namrup alleged a raw deal to this premier state own industry with a meagre amount allocated in the budget. They further feared an uncertain future over the fourth proposed plant.

The AASU delegation was led by Kalpajit Gogoi and Manasjyoti Changmai who addressed a press conference in the capital on Tuesday.

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