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PM stern on illegal infiltration

Written by: Staff

Suwalkuchi (Assam), Apr 1 (UNI) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today took a staunch stand on illegal infiltration into Asom but assured that no genuine citizen of the state will be harassed in the name of detection of foreigners.

Addressing a huge election rally here, Dr Singh said his government would show no mercy to the infiltrators but would not allow harassment of indigenous people in the process of detection of foreigners.

ђWe will take all positive steps to prevent illegal infiltration. We will work to make Asom a frontline state in the country,Ғ he said.

Dr Singh said work of border fencing along Indo-Bangla border was on and the preparation of the National Register of Citizens was going according to schedule.

He said the UPA government at the Centre would do everything possible to stop the illegal infiltration.

Urging the people to vote back the Congress in the state, the Prime Minister said a Congress government both at the Centre and state would ensure better coordination.

He said, ђIf the Congress again forms the government in Asom, it will be able to ensure faster development in the state as the party is also in power in the Centre.Ғ He urged the people to vote for the Congress on the basis of its past performance. He said, ђVote the Congress back on the basis of what the party has achieved during the past five years and give it an opportunity to carry on with the developmental works it had started.Ғ More UNI SG/MT TJP RN 1712

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