ASSAM NEWS

AASU takes out protest rally

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

A Correspondent
DHEKIAJULI, May 20: The Dhekiajuli unit of AASU took out a protest rally on NH-15 of the Dhekiajuli town on Saturday evening against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The protesters shouted different anti-government slogans. Shankar Das and Pranoi Saikia, the president and secretary of Dhekiajuli unit of AASU, Dipak Talukdar, former secretary of Dhekiajuli AASU, former AASU activists, senior citizens and women from different parts of the greater Dhekiajuli subdivision took part in the rally.

Abhijit Nath , president of Sonitpur district AASU, said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 was a curse for the entire Assamese community and it would destroy the identity of Assam and its people. Several prominent former AASU workers participated in the protest rally.