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11-hour Northeast bandh begins in protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Updated : December 10, 2019 07:50 AM IST

The North East Students' Organisation (NESO), backed by various other bodies and political parties, will observe the shutdown until 4 pm against the bill.
Security was beefed up in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura.
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, seeks to grant Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan if they faced religious persecution there.
11-hour Northeast bandh begins in protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill
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