The Assam Accord (1985) was a Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) signed between representatives of the Government of India and the leaders of the Assam Movement in New Delhi on 15 August 1985. A six-year agitation demanding identification and deportation of illegal immigrants was launched by the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) in 1979. It culminated with the signing of the Assam Accord.
Though the accord brought an end to the agitation, some of the key clauses are yet to be implemented, which has kept some of the issues festering.
Representatives of Assam Movement
- Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, President, All Assam Students Union
- Bhrigu Kumar Phukan, General Secretary, All Assam Students Union
- Biraj Sharma, Gen Secretary, All Assam Gana Sangram Parishad
Representatives of Governments of India and Assam
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