The Congress in Assam has vowed to build an Anti- CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) Memorial if the party is voted back to power in the State.

With this announcement, the Congress has made it clear that it will fight the upcoming Assam Assembly Elections in the State with anti-CAA being one of its top election agenda.

The Assam Congress has said that it will build a memorial in Guwahati to “commemorate the martyrdom of anti-CAA protestors who sacrificed their lives to save Assamese pride”.

Announcing this Congress’ Lok Sabha MP from Assam – Gaurav Gogoi said, “The struggle against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting. Congress promises to build a memorial for the anti-CAA movement after winning the election. Assam doesn’t want CAA.”

Meanwhile, Congress Lok Sabha MP and Chairman of Congress campaign committee Pradyut Bordoloi said, “After winning the election we shall make a memorial for the anti-CAA people’s movement that has been ongoing in Assam over the last few years. The memorial shall remember the people’s struggles and sacrifices, protest songs and paintings.”

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Assam Congress President Ripun Bora said, “In the coming months, Guwahati will see a new landmark: a grand memorial in memory of the anti-CAA movement to be built by the incoming Congress government. This will be the state’s message to BJP: no CAA in Assam.”

Former Assam Minister Rakibul Hussain said, “Historic new landmark to come up in Guwahati. The Congress plans to build a memorial for the anti-CAA struggle in the state after winning the election. We shall never forget the BJP’s black law, the repression, crackdown, arrest of people who dared to oppose CAA. Assam will win.”

CLP leader in Assam Legislative Assembly Debabrata Saikia said, “The dark days of BJP’s oppression of Assamese people are about to get over. Congress is winning Assam and will make a memorial to the historic people’s struggle agaisnt CAA. Joi Axom!”

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