Guwahati Today

JMP stir on citizenship issue

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Feb 11: The Jatiya Mahila Parishad (JMP), a sister concern of the Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba-Chatra Parishad (AJYCP), today stage a sit-in demonstration at Dighalipukhuripar in the city in protest against the move to accord Indian citizenship to Bangladeshi Hindus. The Parishad submitted a memorandum each to Assam Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal and Prime Minister rendra Modi through the Kamrup(M) Deputy Commissioner today.

JMP president Dipti Bora Baruah and general secretary Sabita Das said that for the interest of Assam and its people the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 should be cancelled. They also demanded of the government to ensure security for women and girl students in the State.