Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019: Of 375 MPs present in Lok Sabha, 293 vote in favour of introducing the legislation and 82 against it.
Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma on CAB
Arunachal CM Pema Khandu on CAB
Assault on the foundational value of our Constitution: Cong MP Shashi Tharoor
They are undermining Article 14: Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on CAB
Shah says CAB is not even 0.001% against the minority of the country
Congress calls CAB a “regressive legislation”
Amit Shah tables CAB in Lok Sabha
Anti-CAB protests turns violent in Dibrugarh
According to reports, anti-CAB protests in upper Assam’s Dibrugarh town turned violent today. A group of AASU activists ransacked the AGP office in Dibrugarh breaking furniture and computer sets.
Copies of CAB papers burnt in Kokrajhar
In Kokrajhar heart of Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD), students union carried out a protest demonstration in front of AASU office in Kokrajhar and burnt down the copies of papers of the Citizenship Amendment Bill to mark the strong protest the bill.
Hundreds of students union activists, citizens with placards joined hands in the protest and shouted slogans demanding the immediate cancellation of CAB.
Assistant general secretary of AASU, Nabajyoti Roy strongly condemned the BJP’s strategy to implement the controversial Bill which is creating chaos across the state. He added, “Student union will continue its protest against the controversial CAB”.
Several shops were closed Guwahati in protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill
IN PICS: Protest against CAB in Kokrajhar
Shiv Sena accuses BJP of ‘invisible partition’
Taking a dig at its former ally, Shiv Sena, accused the BJP government of an invisible partition of Hindus and Muslims. It said that the act will trigger a religious war in the country.
CAB against Hindu-Muslim unity: MP Badruddin Ajmal
Dhubri MP Badruddin Ajmal said CAB is against Hindu-Muslim unity. They will reject the Bill and not let it pass.
Assam bandh hits normal life in Guwahati
Guwahati is witnessing large scale protest, road blockades and incidents of tyre burning as the bandh called by All Koch Rajbongshi Students’ Union (AKRSU), All Assam Chutia Students’ Union and All Moran Students’ Union is underway on Monday