30 C
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
  • Home
  • Videos

    Sivasagar Man To Cycle From Tinsukia To Delhi To Protest Against Citizenship Bill

    Students, civil bodies, political parties are protesting against the BJP-led governments in Assam and Centre for attempting to bring in the Bill

    A man from Sivasagar has reportedly quit his job at the Indian Air Force (IAF) to protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

    Himangshu Gogoi will cycle from Guwahati to Tinsukia and from Tinsukia to New Delhi to register his protest against the “anti-Assam Bill”.

    “I have taken voluntary retirement from the IAF to participate in the protest against the Bill,” said Gogoi. He further urged upon the people of the state to jointly oppose the Centre’s move to pass the Bill.

    The Bill seeks to grant Indian citizenship to the people belonging to the Hindus, Jains, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, and Parsis who have become the victims of religious persecution in Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan and entered India on or before December 31st, 2014.

    Massive protests broke out across the state after the Centre listed the Bill to table during the ongoing winter session of the Parliament.

    Bodoland Territorial Council chief and Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) leader, Hagrama Mohilary was shown black flags at Tamulpur, Baksa district on December 3rd, 2019 by the activists of the All Assam Students’ Union. The BPF is an alliance party of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Assam.

    Input and photo: Biju Gohain


    Follow TIME8.IN on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK and on YOUTUBE to stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time

    First published


    Not More Than 6.5 Lakh People will Die of Covid-19: Medical Nutritionist

    Dr Choudhury argued, "Earlier, when the viruses like H1N1, Dengue and Chikungunya erupted in India, the administration never imposed social distance, containment zones and lockdown.

    Guwahati put into ‘isolation’: 12 districts banned travel from the city

    The total numbers of COVID 19 related deaths in the state have also gone up to 24

    Major Reshuffle in Assam Police

    There were several other promotions and reshuffles in the department

    Nagaon girl suspected to have died of ‘Drug Overdose’

    Police have busted a drug racket and arrested two persons who had allegedly sold them ‘brown sugar’

    Learn Japanese: Assam Min’s Career Tip To Students

    The Assam Government is in talks with Japan External Trade Organisation to set up an industrial hub of 150 companies

    Coronavirus is a Hoax: Dr Satyakam Phukan

    Dr Phukan said, “I do not see any reason to terrorise the people in the name of coronavirus. State's health and family welfare minister has been misled by certain forces.