NESO condemns racial discrimination against NE people

NESO condemns racial discrimination against NE people
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Dimapur, March 23: The North East Students’ Organisation (NESO), which comprises of the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU), All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), Naga Students’ Federation (NSF), Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), Twipra Students’ Federation (TSF), All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU), Garo Students’ Union (GSU) and All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) representing eight major students movement in the seven North Eastern states, has condemned the recurring incidence of violence and discriminations due to physical appearance meted out to indigenous peoples from the North Eastern states who are studying and working in different cities and parts of mainland India.
The NESO said reports of violent attacks and racial discrimination against the students and public from the region has been on the rise from various parts of mainland India after the outbreak of Covid19 pandemic, which is very least disheartening considering that the world at large is striving together to restrict the spread of the deadly Covid19.
The NESO appealed to the Central Government to put in place all necessary arrangements in order to ensure the physical and emotional wellbeing of the North East community in various parts of the country. It further suggested that the respective Chief Ministers of the Northeastern states actively liaise with their counterparts in various states in-order to ensure that the perpetrators of hate crimes from various parts of the country are brought to book and that future occurrences of such unwanted incidents are completely avoided. (Page News Service)