Guwahati: Police detained SFI’s Assam state normal secretary Nirangkush Nath for interrogation at Kakopathar police station in Tinsukia district on Sunday when he was making an attempt to mobilise college students and youths in opposition to the Centre’s Agnipath scheme in higher Assam.
Tiken Das, secretary of the state committee of All India Kisan Sabha, which collectively referred to as Monday’s agitation, has additionally been detained later from Jorhat.
Several Left organisations have referred to as for a national protest in opposition to Agnipath on Monday and SFI, DYFI and Assam state unit of All India Kisan Sabha — numerous wings of CPM — have been mobilising protesters in numerous elements of the state to agitate in opposition to the scheme.
SFI’s Assam state committee, in an announcement, mentioned Nath was taken to a police station from the Dirak space of Tinsukia. The scholar physique has demanded his unconditional launch immediately. Nath was in Dirak to attend a SFI convention, whereas Das went to a condolence assembly in reminiscence of a CPM employee.
“Nath came to Tinsukia regarding a programme on Agnipath. Police are taking his statement,” mentioned Tinsukia SP Debajit Deori. Though CPM leaders mentioned Nath has been put underneath “preventative arrest”, Deori mentioned the scholar chief is barely being questioned. CPM alleged that the police are pressurising its scholar leaders to avoid Monday’s countrywide protest.
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