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Citizenship Bill: Security tightened as anti-Bill protests intensify in Assam; mass movement across Northeast begins

Updated : December 09, 2019 07:24 PM IST

On Sunday, anti-Bill protesters showed black flags to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Guwahati and Kaliabor in Central Assam as his convoy passed through.
In Guwahati, posters and notices were seen outside the residences of Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and AGP leader Dr Kamala Kanta Kalita, poking fun at the government representatives.
Beginning midnight of Sunday, the Manipur People against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 (MANPAC), a conglomerate of 88 CSOs of the state, has called for a 50-hour mass protest that will continue till Wednesday morning.
Citizenship Bill: Security tightened as anti-Bill protests intensify in Assam; mass movement across Northeast begins
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