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Protest over recruitment at ONGC Nazira: AASU, AJYCP arrested

Out station candidates at ONGC examination

Demanding reservison of all 3rd and 4th grade posts in ONGC for local unemployed youths AASU, AJYCP, ATASU, ATTSA etc. of Sivasagar district staged a dharna in front of the main gate of ONGC Nazira on Sunday. ONGC organised a written test for 328 departmental candidates to regularised their 3rd grade posts among these 187 candidates were from the outside the state. According to AASU leaders, ONGC already promised to fill up its all 3rd and 4th grade posts locally, but instead of it in the name of departmentel interview the they are going to fill up these posts nationally. AJYCP said that the ONGC should immediately stop such anti-Assamese policy.

Over 50 nos activist of different organisations were arrested by the police when they were trying to stop the written test and broke the security baricade of ONGC.Within the protest the written test were held in the schedule venue of ONGC.

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