A Akhter / New Delhi
A delegation All India United Democratic Front AIUDF on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his Parliament House office and discussed situation facing Assam today.
The delegation led by party president Badruddin Ajmal donated a cheque of Rs 30 lakh to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund following flood situation in north eastern state and demanded that the flood problem be declared as a national calamity.
The delegation demanded the PM to establish a branch of Aligarh Muslim University, AMU in Assam saying minorities in state are educationally backward therefore an AMU centre will help spreading education among the people of state.
Later Ajmal told TIA that he apprised the Prime Minister about the killing of Lafikul Islam Ahmed, president of the All Bodoland Minority Students’ Union (ABMSU) and demanded a CBI inquiry.
The delegation also sought the Prime Minister’s intervention in reviving the closed Cachar and Jagiroad paper Mills.
Hailing the Prime Minister for visiting Assam to take stock of the flood situation, the AIUDF delegation demanded that the problem of ‘D’ voters should be resolved urgently.
Other members of the delegation included Radhashyam Biswas and Sirajuddin Ajmal.