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Natun Asom Gana Parishad
('New Assamese People's Association') was a political party
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in the India
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n state of Assam
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. NAGP was formed through a split of Asom Gana Parishad
Asom Gana Parishad is a state political party in Assam, India. The AGP was formed after the historic Assam Accord of 1985 when Prafulla Kumar Mahanta was elected as the youngest chief minister of the country...
(AGP). NAGP was led by Bhrigu Phukan, who had been state Home Minister of AGP 1985-1990. Phukan had been one of the principal leaders of the violent agitations of All Assam Students Union
All Assam Students Union is a five-tier students' union in Assam, India.All Assam Students Union or AASU is a students' organization in Assam, India. It is best known for leading the six-year Assam Movement against alleged illegal immigrants from Bangladesh...
in the early 1980's.
NAGP voiced separatist demands more clearly than AGP.
In 1994 NAGP merged with AGP. Phukan, was expelled from AGP in 1997.