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AASU, 24 other bodies hold protest rally

Thousands of students from AASU and 24 other student bodies held a huge rally in Guwahati on Saturday raising the demands to stop the NHPC-owned big dams. The student bodies who held the rally at the Latasheel Playground further demanded immediate resumption of the NRC project besides steps to check erosion, conservation of Majuli. The rally resolved to resist the move to transport the big dam turbines to Gerukamukh via Tezpur through the Brahmaputra riverways.The protesters further shouted anti-government slogans as they were taking out a procession from Panbazar to Chandmari.

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