LAKHIMPUR: The Lakhimpur district unit of the Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) took to the streets against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) on Thursday.
In this connection, the activists of the organization took out a bike rally in North Lakhimpur town demanding the repeal of the contentious Act and introduction of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Assam to safeguard the indigenous communities of Assam.
By initiating the protest programme, the Lakhimpur district unit of the organization declared that AJYCP was opposed to the contentious Act, which would allegedly impact the culture, language, economics and politics of the State.
The organization strongly demanded the Union Government to repeal the Act immediately and to introduce ILP in Assam to secure the existence of the Assamese community and to safeguard land rights.
AJYCP central committee assistant general secretary Sourabh Das, executive member Pradip Sarmah, Lakhimpur district president Hiranya Dutta, general secretary Debojit Deka Baruah along with other office bearers of the district committee and the activists of the regional committees were present in the programme.
The dignitaries of the organization became vocal against the governments at the Centre and in the State regarding the issue.
The protesters flayed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and both the governments by shouting slogans.