Imphal: Amid protest against the much debated Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), 2016, the civil bodies and non BJP political parties in Manipur today intensified protest against CAB' 16.
A sit-in-protest and mass rally continued to stage at various places here in Imphal under the aegis of the Manipur Peoples’ Against CAB.
It may also be mentioned that the Manipur Government is all set to give pressure for inclusion of a clause that would exempt Manipur and NE from the purview of CAB, the students’ bodies and civil society representatives are protesting against the passing of the Bill at any cost.
A large number of students and civil representatives with placards and banner opposing the Bill today staged the protest.
On the other hand, a conglomerate of 64 Civil Society Organizations has come together under the name ‘Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill’ (MPACAB) had imposed a statewide 24-hour general strike from the midnight of January 30 to oppose the passing of CAB, 2016.