Tense situation in Deamoolie TE in Tinsukia district

Tense state of affairs in Deamoolie TE in Tinsukia district

DOOMDOOMA: A tense state of affairs prevailed in Deamoolie TE following uprooting of tea bushes there by Oil India Restricted (OIL) on Wednesday.

In keeping with experiences, the Assam Tea Tribes College students’ Affiliation (ATTSA) resorted to an agitation programme from 5 am on Wednesday by blocking the working of the OIL installations within the Tinsukia district. However OIL reportedly employed six JCBs for uprooting the tea bushes in 23 bighas of tea backyard lands with the assistance of the district administration and big deployment of police forces.

At this, greater than 200 ATTSA activists had been on direct collision course with the police pressure to demand stopping of uprooting of tea bushes. Nevertheless, the state of affairs got here underneath management following an understanding between ATTSA and the district administration whereby it was agreed to convene a tripartite assembly amongst ATTSA, OIL and the district administration on August 5.

Ranjit Rath new Chairman and Managing Director of Oil India Restricted

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