Monday, April 11, 2011

Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: "

Tarun Gogoi, Chief Minister of Assam, speaking at a rally in Guwahati on 9th April 2011:

There are no illegal Bangladeshi migrants in the state..

Hon. Shri Tarun Gogoi, Chief Minister of Assam

I presume they have all either already acquired legal citizenship or voters’ identity cards OR they have “migrated” to other parts of India – including Mumbai – where they mingle so well with the native population that they are rarely targeted as “outsiders”.

Past quotes are here

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