STUDENTS IN POLITICS OF ASSAM: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ALL ASSAM STUDENTS’ UNION (AASU) AND ALL BODO STUDENTS’ UNION (ABSU)
In the present century, the study of students’ politics becomes a dominant subject in social sciences. Students are always remains as a catalyst for social change. The students have the power and potentiality to bring revolutionary changes in the society as well as alter the existing government. The awareness of the students in politics is a most crucial factor for the full fledged development of a society. Since the long past the students power of Assam have been seen active in raising their voices against the oppressive and exploitative nature of the government. Among them, All Assam Students Union (AASU) and All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) are two influential students power which emerged as a vibrant student body in the state. They have been seen mostly successful in many instances. This paper tries to highlight on the role played by these two students unions in the present developments in Assam, and their contributions in holding a vibrant and virtuous democracy in politics as well as society.
Student, Politics, AASU, ABSU,