Exodus of people an aberration : Ficci president
Times of India | Naresh Mitra, TNN | Aug 23, 2012, 10.32PM IST
Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FIpresident R V Kanoria on Thursday said the exodus of people of the northeast from various states was an "aberration" and shouldn't have happened.
"What we witnessed (the exodus of Northeast people) is an aberration. There is a need to stop the fissiparous forces and celebrate the positive aspect of relation from the natural movement of people. There has to be integration of people in the country both socially and economically," Kanoria said.
Asian Centre for Human Rights estimated that over 50,000 people from the northeast have left for their homes in the wake of threats following the riots in western Assam. This includes at least 30,000 from Bangalore, about 6,000 from Pune, 5,000 from Chennai and at least 9,000 from places like Hyderabad, Mysore, Mumbai, Nasik and Aurangabad.
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