Union House Minister Amit Shah in Assam. (ANI)
In numerous districts, AASU members burnt copies of the controversial act, while at Guwahati and other places, they waved black flags.
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- Last Updated: January 24, 2021, 23:21 IST
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The All Assam Students’ Union and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti on Sunday held protests towards Union Property Minister Amit Shah’s pay a visit to to the state and demanded withdrawal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. In quite a few districts, AASU members burnt copies of the controversial act, although at Guwahati and other spots, they waved black flags.
AASU president Dipanka Kumar Nath stated the CAA has threatened the existence of Assamese persons and place their society, identification and language in hazard. “Until the CAA is repealed, we will continue our protests,” he added.
KMSS members, meanwhile, blocked the Countrywide Highway-27 and burnt effigies of Shah and Assam Main Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. Police afterwards detained them and cleared the road, officials mentioned.
Before in the day, Shah took section in the initially Bodoland Territorial Region Accord Day celebrations in Kokrajhar, and said the “historic pact” has initiated the course of action of ending insurgency in the northeast, paving the way for peace and growth. At a rally in Nalbari in poll-sure Assam, the house minister alleged that the Congress-AIUDF mix will open “all gates” to welcome infiltrators if it is voted to electrical power.