Sivasagar : The Sivasagar Unit of All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) has called a 100 hour ONGC bandh starting from 5 am on August 28.
The student organization had launched a sit-in-protest at the ONGC office in Sivasagar in Assam. According to reports, the AASU protesters are also not letting the ONGC employees enter their respective offices.
The organization has put forward a number of demands to the ONGC, and it is expected that the leaders of the organization will hold a meeting with the ONGC to discuss the demands. Speaking on the issue, Lurin Jyoti Gogoi, the General Secretary of AASU, said that the main demand of the organization being non-privatization of the oil fields.
“The future of the ONGC depends on them having control over the Sivasagar oil field and we feel that the field should stay with them. We have demanded that they should not even hand it over to the private hands even in the future. Apart from this, there are some other demands as well,” he said.