AASU, 28 groups protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Guwahati, November 8: Led by All Assam Students Union (AASU), 28 ethnic organisations on Thursday staged protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016.

The protesters will also take out a rally from Ganesh Mandir, Ganeshguri to Janata Bhawan, Dispur.

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The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955. The Bill amends the Citizenship Act, 1955 to make illegal migrants who are Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan, eligible for citizenship.

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