GUWAHATI: In another incident of severe protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, several protestors stripped naked in front of the State Secretariat on Saturday. The protestors, who were highly agitated, shouted slogans like Joi Aai Axom, Scrape the Citizenship Bill, and held placards to display their angst.
The police arrived at the scene and tried to subdue the frantic mob by covering them up with blankets. The six protestors who resorted to nude protest have been identified as Abhoy Dey (29), son of Lt Ratneswar Dey of Paltanbazaar, Nurul Islam (40), son of Lt Fuazuddin Miya of Gorchuck, Pradip Narzari (40), son of Lt Boga Narzari of Gorchuck, Pithiraj Doley (41), son of Dharmeswar Doley of Khanapara, Prabhat Chetia (34), son of Mahendra Chetia of Hengrabari, and Harmuj Ali (39), son of Lt Tota Ali of Gorchuck. The above protestors have been taken into custody and a case (423 / 19 U/S 120(B) / 124(A) / 294 / 353 / 188 / 34 IPC) has been registered at Dispur police station against the obscene act.
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