AASU along with 28 organizations in Mass hunger strike against Citizenship Bill, 2016

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Guwahati:

AASU Mass hunger strike against Citizenship Bill, 2016

The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and 28 organizations representing various ethnic and tribal communities of the state on Tuesday sat for a mass hunger strike at the Assam Engineering Institute (AEI) field ay Chandmari opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016

The strike, which started at 6 am, will conclude at 5 pm.

AASU Mass hunger strike against Citizenship Bill, 2016

The protesting bodies sternly warned the Centre and the state government over the move to grant citizenship on religious lines, stating that the implementation of the bill cannot be allowed at any cost.

Apart from the revocation of the controversial Bill, the students’ body along with the local organizations staged the mass protest against the Centre’s move of violating the historic Assam Accord, demanding constitutional safeguard to the indigenous people of Assam as per the Assam Accord, sealing of the Indo-Bangladesh governments for deportation of the illegal infiltrators from the country.

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